Dudley Selden

Dudley Selden (1794 November 7, 1855 Paris, France) was an American lawyer and politician from New York.


He was a son of Joseph Dudley Selden (1764–1837) and Ethelinda Colt (1771–1864). He married Mary Augusta Packard (1803–1868), and had a daughter Maria Louisa Selden who married William Rogers Morgan.

Selden graduated from Union College, Schenectady, New York, in 1819. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of his profession in New York City in 1831.

He was a member of the New York State Assembly in 1831.

Selden was elected as a Jacksonian to the 23rd United States Congress and served from March 4, 1833, to July 1, 1834, when he resigned.

He was buried at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Churchill C. Cambreleng
Campbell P. White
Gulian C. Verplanck
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 3rd congressional district

with Churchill C. Cambreleng, Campbell P. White, and Cornelius Lawrence
Succeeded by
Churchill C. Cambreleng
Campbell P. White
John J. Morgan
Charles G. Ferris
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