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John Woodruff (Woodruff was elected as a candidate of the American Party to the Thirty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1855-March 3, 1857). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1856 to the Thirty-fifth Congress)

Moved to Catskill, N.Y., 1835, returned to Conn., 1841, settled in Bristol; worked in clock factory, Bristol; moved to New Haven, Conn., 1845; mem. New Haven Common Council, 1848, served several terms; mem. Conn. Gen. Assembly, 1852; mem. U.S. Ho. of Reps

Education

  • Bristol School

Career

  • New Haven Common Council, 1848, served several terms; mem. Conn. Gen. Assembly, 1852; mem. U.S. Ho. of Reps. (Am. Party rep.) from Conn., 34th, 36th congresses, 1855-57, 59-61; collector of internal revenue for 2d Dist. Conn., 1862-68

Politics

Woodruff was elected as a candidate of the American Party to the Thirty-fourth Congress

Personality

Interests

Music & Bands: Classical

Connections

  • children: Aura Lioni
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