BOUDE, Thomas, (1752 - 1822)


BOUDE, Thomas, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Lancaster, Pa., May 17, 1752; attended private schools; during the Revolutionary War served as a lieutenant under Gen. Anthony Wayne with the Second, Fourth, and Fifth Pennsylvania Battalions from January 5, 1776, to November 3, 1783, and was promoted to captain and brevet major; engaged in business as a lumber dealer in Columbia, Lancaster County, Pa.; member and one of the organizers of the Society of the Cincinnati; member of the State house of representatives 1794-1796; elected as a Federalist to the Seventh Congress (March 4, 1801-March 3, 1803); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1802 to the Eighth Congress; resumed his former business as a lumber dealer; died in Columbia, Pa., October 24, 1822; interment in that part of Mount Bethel Cemetery known as the “Brick Graveyard.”