Edward Woodruff Seymour

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Edward Woodruff Seymour
Edward Woodruff Seymour (Connecticut Congressman).jpg
From 1888's Evening Post Annual.
Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court
In office
Member of the United States House of Representatives from Connecticut's 4th congressional district
In office
March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1887
Preceded by Frederick Miles
Succeeded by Miles T. Granger
Member of the Connecticut Senate
In office
1876 –  
Member of the Connecticut House of Representatives
In office
In office
Personal details
Born (1832-08-30)August 30, 1832
Litchfield, Connecticut
Died October 16, 1892(1892-10-16) (aged 60)
Litchfield, Connecticut
Resting place East Cemetery
Political party Democratic
Residence Litchfield, Connecticut
Alma mater Yale College (1853)
Occupation lawyer

Edward Woodruff Seymour (August 30, 1832 – October 16, 1892) was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from Connecticut, son of Origen Storrs Seymour, great-nephew of Horatio Seymour.

Born in Litchfield, Connecticut, Seymour attended the public schools and was graduated from Yale College in 1853. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1856 and practiced in Litchfield and Bridgeport, Connecticut.

He served as member of the State house of representatives from 1859 to 1860, and from 1870 to 1871. He served in the State senate in 1876.

Seymour was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-eighth and Forty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1887). He resumed the practice of his profession.

He was appointed as a judge of the Connecticut Supreme Court in 1889.

He died in Litchfield, Connecticut, on October 16, 1892. He was interred in East Cemetery.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Frederick Miles
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Connecticut's 4th congressional district

1883 – 1887
Succeeded by
Miles T. Granger