SHIPHERD, Zebulon Rudd (1768-1841)

SHIPHERD, ZEBULON RUDD, a Representative from New York; born in Granville, Washington County, N.Y., November 15, 1768; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Granville, N.Y.; was elected as a Federalist to the Thirteenth Congress (March 4, 1813-March 3, 1815); resumed the practice of his profession in Granville; trustee of Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt., 1819-1841; moved to Moriah, Essex County, about 1830, where he died November 1, 1841; interment in the Moriah Corners Cemetery.

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Papers: In the Peter Smith Papers, 1763-1850, 16 linear feet.
Correspondents include Zebulon Shipherd.

  • Shipherd, Zebulon Rudd. An oration, delivered before the Washington benevolent society at Poultney, on the 4th of July 1814. By Zebulon R. Shipherd, Esq. With an address, upon reading the Declaration of Independence. By Chauncey Langdon. Middlebury: Printed by T.C. Strong, 1814.