Hubert B. Scudder

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Hubert B. Scudder

Hubert Baxter Scudder (November 5, 1888 – July 4, 1968) was a U.S. Representative from California.


Born in Sebastopol, California, Scudder graduated from the public schools. Supplemented school training with correspondence courses, night schools, and reading of law. Superintendent of utilities for the city of Sebastopol from July 1, 1912, to November 4, 1920. He served in the United States Coast Artillery from May to December 1918. He engaged in the insurance and real estate business in November 1920.

Scudder was elected city councilman of Sebastopol in April 1924 and mayor in 1926. He served as member of the California State assembly from January 1925 to January 1940. He was appointed real estate commissioner of the State of California in January 1943 and resigned March 1, 1948. He served as president of the National Association of License Law Officials from November 1947 to September 1948.

Scudder was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-first and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1959). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1958. He engaged in the real estate and insurance business. He died in Sebastopol, California, July 4, 1968. He was interred in Sebastopol Cemetery.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Clarence F. Lea
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 1st congressional district

Succeeded by
Clement Woodnutt Miller

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