Frederick Bruggerhof

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Frederick W. Bruggerhof
Frederick W. Bruggerhof.jpg
Member of the Connecticut Senate
from the 12th District
In office
1875 – 1877[1]
Preceded by Galen A. Carter
Succeeded by Oliver Hoyt
Member of the
Connecticut House of Representatives
from Darien
In office
1874 – 1875[1]
Personal details
Born (1830-10-15)October 15, 1830[2][3]
Prussia[3]
Died March 8, 1920(1920-03-08) (aged 89)[2][4]
Resting place Spring Grove Cemetery, Darien, Connecticut[2]
Political party Democratic[3]
Spouse(s) Cordelia E. Andreas[3]
Children Edward Everett Bruggerhof[3]
Residence Darien, Connecticut[3]
Occupation seedsman[3]

Frederick W. Bruggerhof (October 15, 1830 – March 8, 1920) was a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives from Darien in 1874, and a member of the Connecticut Senate representing the 12th District from 1875 to 1877.

He was born on October 15, 1830, in Prussia. He spent his early years in the United States in St Louis.[3]

He was the President of James M. Thorburn & Company in New York City, a seed company.[3] He was known as the "grand old man of the seed world." [4]

He was a member of the Electoral College in 1884 and cast his vote for Grover Cleveland.[3]

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Connecticut Senate
Preceded by
Galen A. Carter
Member of the
Connecticut Senate
from the 12th District

1875–1877
Succeeded by
Oliver Hoyt