Maude E. Ten Eyck

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Maude E. Ten Eyck (August 21, 1902 – March 7, 1977) was an American politician from New York.

Life[edit]

She was born Maude Edwards on August 21, 1902, in Brookline, Massachusetts.[1] She married Lansing V. Ten Eyck (1898–1977), and their son was Lansing Ten Eyck Jr.

She became active in politics as a Republican; was President of the Young Women's Republican Club of New York City; was appointed as clerk to several State Senate committees; and was an alternate delegate to the 1940 Republican National Convention and a delegate to the 1944 Republican National Convention.[2]

She was a member of the New York State Assembly (New York Co., 1st D.) from 1947 to 1954, sitting in the 166th, 167th, 168th and 169th New York State Legislatures. In November 1954, she ran for re-election, but was defeated.

She was a Deputy Journal Clerk of the State Assembly from 1955[3] to 1964.[4]

Later she removed to Waterford, New York.

She died on March 7, 1977, in Cohoes Memorial Hospital in Cohoes, New York.[5]

Speaker of the New York State Assembly Truman G. Younglove (1815–1882) was her great-grandfather.

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ New York Red Book (1954; pg. 230)
  2. ^ Assemblyman Maude Ten Eyck, Fanelli Slated By G.O.P. Women in The Herald Statesman, of Yomkers, on May 14, 1949
  3. ^ Mrs. Ten Eyck Appointed in the New York Times on January 12, 1955 (subscription required)
  4. ^ State Democrats Await Spoils Of Patronage in the Legislature in the New York Times on November 6, 1964
  5. ^ MAUDE E. TEN EYCK, 74, EX-ASSEMBLYWOMAN in the New York Times on March 8, 1977 (subscription required)
New York Assembly
Preceded by
MacNeil Mitchell
New York State Assembly
New York County, 1st District

1947–1954
Succeeded by
William F. Passannante