SCUDDER, Zeno, (1807 - 1857)


SCUDDER, Zeno, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Osterville, Barnstable County, Mass., August 18, 1807; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1836 and commenced practice in Falmouth, Mass.; member of the State senate 1846-1848, serving as president; elected as a Whig to the Thirty-second and Thirty-third Congresses and served from March 4, 1851, until his resignation on March 4, 1854, because of an accident, from the effects of which he never recovered; died in Barnstable, Mass., June 26, 1857; interment in Hillside Cemetery, Osterville, Mass.