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David Dudley Field II
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 7th district
In office
January 11, 1877 – March 3, 1877
Preceded by Smith Ely, Jr.
Succeeded by Gerhard Anton (Anthony) Eickhoff
Personal details
Born February 13, 1805
Haddam, Connecticut
Died April 13, 1894 (aged 89)
New York City, New York
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s)
Jane Lucinda Hopkins
(m. 1829; died 1836)

Harriet Davidson (–1864)

Mary E. Carr (–1874)

David Dudley Field II (February 13, 1805 – April 13, 1894) was an American lawyer and law reformer who made major contributions to the development of American civil procedure. His greatest accomplishment was engineering the move away from common law pleading towards code pleading, which culminated in the enactment of the Field Code in 1850 by the state of New York.

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