Edward Dodd

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Edward Dodd
Edward Dodd.jpg
United States Marshal for the northern district of New York
In office
Chairman of the Committee on District of Columbia
In office
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 15th district
In office
March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1859
Preceded byCharles Hughes
Succeeded byJames B. McKean
Personal details
Born(1805-08-25)August 25, 1805
Salem, New York
DiedMarch 1, 1891(1891-03-01) (aged 85)
Argyle, New York
Resting placeProspect Hill Cemetery
Political partyOpposition

Edward Dodd (August 25, 1805 – March 1, 1891) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in Salem, New York, Dodd attended the public schools. He engaged in mercantile pursuits. He moved to Argyle, New York, in 1835. County clerk of Washington County 1835-1844. He served as delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1846.

Dodd was elected as an Opposition Party candidate to the Thirty-fourth Congress and reelected as a Republican to the Thirty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1859). He served as chairman of the Committee on District of Columbia (Thirty-fourth Congress). United States marshal for the northern district of New York from April 1863 to April 1869. He was editor of the County Post for thirty years. Trustee of the Argyle Academy for fifty-one years. He served as president of the village of Argyle for eight years. He served as member of the Republican State committee for many years. He died in Argyle, New York, March 1, 1891. He was interred in Prospect Hill Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "Edward Dodd (id: D000389)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Charles Hughes
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 15th congressional district

Succeeded by
James B. McKean

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