William Francis Strudwick

William Francis Strudwick (May 12, 1770 – July 31, 1810) was a U.S. Congressman from the state of North Carolina between 1796 and 1797.

Strudwick, born at "Stag Park," near Wilmington, North Carolina in 1770, was a farmer with a limited education. In 1789, he was a delegate to the state constitutional convention; he also served in the North Carolina Senate in 1792 and 1793. In 1796, Strudwick was elected as a United States Federalist Party to the 4th United States Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Rep. Absalom Tatom, and served from November 28, 1796 to March 3, 1797. In 1801, he joined the North Carolina House of Representatives, where he served until 1803. Strudwick died in 1810 and is buried in a private cemetery at Hawfields, North Carolina.

External linksEdit

  • United States Congress. "William Francis Strudwick (id: S001029)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from North Carolina's 4th congressional district

Succeeded by