Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object
WOODBRIDGE, Frederick Enoch (1818-1888)

WOODBRIDGE, FREDERICK ENOCH, A Representative from Vermont; born in Vergennes, Addison County, Vt., August 29, 1818; was graduated from the University of Vermont at Burlington in 1840; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1843 and commenced practice in Vergennes; member of the State house of representatives in 1849, 1857, and 1858; mayor of Vergennes for five years; State auditor 1850-1852; prosecuting attorney 1854-1858; engaged in the construction of railroads; member of the State senate in 1860 and 1861 and served as president pro tempore in the latter year; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth, and Fortieth Congresses (March 4, 1863-March 3, 1869); resumed the practice of his profession; died in Vergennes, Vt., April 25, 1888; interment in Prospect Cemetery.

Sheldon Museum Research Center
Middlebury, VT
Papers: In the Levi Meader papers, 1856-1868, 0.25 linear foot.
Persons represented include F.E. Woodbridge.

Papers: In the Woodbridge Family business papers, 1794-1867, 7 volumes, 2 boxes, and 3 folders.
Persons represented include F.E. Woodbridge.

  • Woodbridge, Frederick Enoch. Bread for our starving countrymen. Washington: Printed at the Congressional Globe Office, 1867.