TWEEDY, Samuel, (1776 - 1868)


TWEEDY, Samuel, a Representative from Connecticut; born at Nine Partners, Dutchess County, N.Y., March 8, 1776; moved to Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn.; member of the State house of representatives in 1818, 1820, and 1824; served in the State senate 1826-1828; held many local offices; elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-third Congress (March 4, 1833-March 3, 1835); died in Danbury, Conn., on July 1, 1868; interment in Wooster Cemetery.