Frederic René Coudert Jr.
- May 21
); born, died in New York City
) was a Representative
from New York
Coudert attended Browning
and Morristown Schools
in New York City, then graduated from Columbia University
in 1918 and from its law school
in 1922. He served as a first Lieutenant
in the 105th United States Infantry
, 27th Division
, with overseas service, in 1917 and 1918.
In 1923, Coudert was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in New York City. He served as the assistant United States attorney for the southern district of New York in 1924 and 1925.
Coudert was unsuccessful as a Republican
candidate for district attorney
of New York County
in 1929, but was a delegate to the Republican State conventions from 1930 to 1948 and the Republican National Conventions from 1936 to 1948. He was a member of the State Senate
from 1939 to 1946 and was elected as a Republican to the Eightieth and to the five succeeding United States Congresses
- January 3
; was not a candidate for the 86th Congress). He continued his practice of law in New York City, and was also a member of the State Commission on Governmental Operations of New York City from 1959 to 1961.
In 1923 he married the sculptor Mary Callery. The marriage had ended in divorce by 1930.
He retired due to ill health, and died in 1972. He is buried at Memorial Cemetery, Cold Spring Harbor, New York.