Nicoll Fosdick

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Nicoll Fosdick
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 20th district
In office
March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1827
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Personal details
Born(1785-11-09)November 9, 1785
New London, Connecticut, U.S.
DiedMay 7, 1868(1868-05-07) (aged 82)
New London, Connecticut, U.S.
Resting placeCedar Grove Cemetery, New London, Connecticut, U.S.

Nicoll Fosdick (November 9, 1785 in New London, New London County, Connecticut – May 7, 1868 in New London, Connecticut) was an American merchant and politician from New York.


He was the son of Nicoll Fosdick (1750–1821) and Abigail (Eldredge) Fosdick (1761–1809). He completed preparatory studies. He removed to Norway, New York and engaged in mercantile pursuits.

He was a presidential elector in 1816 and voted for James Monroe and Daniel D. Tompkins. He was a member of the New York State Assembly in 1818 and 1819.

Fosdick was elected as an Adams man to the 19th United States Congress, holding office from March 4, 1825, to March 3, 1827.

He returned to New London in 1843. He was Collector of Customs at the Port of New London from 1849 to 1853.

He was buried at the Cedar Grove Cemetery in New London.


External links[edit]

Nicoll Fosdick at Find a Grave

U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Egbert Ten Eyck,
Ela Collins
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 20th congressional district

with Egbert Ten Eyck 1825 and Daniel Hugunin, Jr. 1825-27
Succeeded by
Silas Wright, Jr.,
Rudolph Bunner