STODDARD, Ebenezer, (1785 - 1847)


STODDARD, Ebenezer, a Representative from Connecticut; born in Union, Tolland County, Conn., May 6, 1785; attended Woodstock Academy in 1802 and in 1803, and was graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 1807; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1810 and commenced practice in West Woodstock, Conn.; elected as Republican to the Seventeenth Congress and reelected as an Adams-Clay Republican candidate to the Eighteenth Congresses (March 4, 1821-March 3, 1825); served in the State senate 1825-1827; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut in 1833 and 1835-1837; practiced law; died in West Woodstock, Conn., on August 19, 1847; interment in Bungay Cemetery.