Thomas M. Woodruff

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Thomas M. Woodruff (May 3, 1804 – March 28, 1855) represented New York's 5th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1845 to 1847.


Born in Newark, New Jersey, Woodruff was employed as a cabinetmaker and later engaged in the furniture business in New York City.

He was elected as a candidate of the American Party to the Twenty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1845 – March 3, 1847).

He died in New York City on March 28, 1855, and was interred in the First Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Newark, New Jersey.[1]



U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Moses G. Leonard
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 5th congressional district

Succeeded by
Frederick A. Tallmadge

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website