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Stephen Andrew RUDD


RUDD, Stephen Andrew, a Representative from New York; born in Brooklyn, N.Y., December 11, 1874; attended the public schools and the New York Preparatory School; studied law at the Brooklyn Law School of St. Lawrence University, Brooklyn, N.Y.; was admitted to the bar in 1914 and commenced practice in Brooklyn; member of the New York City Board of Aldermen 1922-1930; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-second Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative David J. O’Connell, and reelected to the two succeeding Congresses (February 17, 1931-March 31, 1936); died on March 31, 1936, in Brooklyn, N.Y.; interment in Evergreen Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present