William Francis Strudwick
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.
- United States Congress. "William Francis Strudwick (id: S001029)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.