|Richard H. Dudley|
July 29, 1836|
Bedford County, Tennessee
August 30, 1914 (aged 78)|
Richard Houston Dudley (July 29, 1836 – August 30, 1914) was an American Democratic politician, Confederate soldier and businessman. He served as the Mayor of Nashville, Tennessee from 1897 to 1900.
He was born near Shelbyville in Bedford County, Tennessee on July 29, 1836.
In 1873, he removed to Nashville where was a member of the wholesale grocery firm of Ordlay, Dudley and McGuire, and the hardware firm of Dudley Brothers & Lipscomb. He served as Mayor of Nashville from 1897 to 1900. He was supported during his campaign by Democrats and Irish Americans who lived in Nashville.
- Friends of Metropolitan Archives of Nashville and Davidson County, TN
- Nashville Library
- Clement Anselm Evans, O. M. Roberts, J. J. Dickison, Robert S. Bridgers, William Harwar Parker, Confederate Military History: Tennessee, Broadfoot, 1987, p. 457 
- Frank Burns, Davidson County, Memphis, Tennessee: Memphis State University Press, 1989, p. 69 
- William Waller, Nashville in the 1890s, Nashville, Tennessee: Vanderbilt University Press, 1970, p. 92 
- Richard Houston Dudley at Find a Grave
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