William Francis Strudwick

William Francis Strudwick (* 1765 in Wilmington, North Carolina, † 1812 in North Carolina ) was an American politician. Between 1796 and 1797 he represented the state of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives.


The exact date of birth of William Strudwick is unknown, as his exact date of death and his death place. He was born around the year 1765 around on the property known as " Stag Park " near Wilmington and received a limited schooling. Later he became a farmer. At the same time he began a political career. In 1789 he was a delegate at a meeting on the revision of the Constitution of North Carolina. In the years 1792, 1793 and 1797 he was in the state Senate. End of the 1790s he joined, founded by Alexander Hamilton Federalist Party.

Following the resignation of Mr Absalom Tatom, he was elected to the due election for the fourth seat of North Carolina as his successor in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he took up his new mandate on November 28, 1796. Until March 3, 1797 he ended the current legislative session in Congress. Between 1801 and 1803, Strudwick deputy in the House of Representatives from North Carolina. He died in 1812 and was buried at his estate " Hawfields " in Orange County.