|United States Marshal for the northern district of New York|
|Chairman of the Committee on District of Columbia|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from New York's 15th district
March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1859
|Preceded by||Charles Hughes|
|Succeeded by||James B. McKean|
|Born||August 25, 1805|
Salem, New York
|Died||March 1, 1891 (aged 85)|
Argyle, New York
|Resting place||Prospect Hill Cemetery|
Edward Dodd (August 25, 1805 – March 1, 1891) was a U.S. Representative from New York.
Born in Salem, New York, Dodd attended the public schools. He engaged in mercantile pursuits. He moved to Argyle, New York, in 1835. County clerk of Washington County 1835-1844. He served as delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1846.
Dodd was elected as an Opposition Party candidate to the Thirty-fourth Congress and reelected as a Republican to the Thirty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1859). He served as chairman of the Committee on District of Columbia (Thirty-fourth Congress). United States marshal for the northern district of New York from April 1863 to April 1869. He was editor of the County Post for thirty years. Trustee of the Argyle Academy for fifty-one years. He served as president of the village of Argyle for eight years. He served as member of the Republican State committee for many years. He died in Argyle, New York, March 1, 1891. He was interred in Prospect Hill Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Edward Dodd (id: D000389)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
|Preceded by |
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives |
from New York's 15th congressional district
James B. McKean
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