Samuel Tweedy

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Samuel Tweedy (March 8, 1776 – July 1, 1868) was a United States Representative from Connecticut.

Born at Nine Partners, New York in 1776, he later moved to Danbury, Connecticut. He was a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives in 1818, 1820, and 1824 and also served in the Connecticut Senate 1826-1828.

Tweedy held many local offices before being elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-third Congress (March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1835). He died in Danbury, Connecticut, aged 92. He was buried in Wooster Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "Samuel Tweedy (id: T000442)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Elisha Phelps
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Connecticut's at-large congressional district

Succeeded by
Zalmon Wildman