Businessperson, Deceased Person
1783 – 1864
Who was Frederic Tudor?
Frederic Tudor was an American businessman and merchant. Known as Boston's "Ice King", he was the founder of the Tudor Ice Company. During the early 19th century, he made a fortune shipping ice to the Caribbean, Europe, and even as far away as India from sources of fresh water ice in New England.
Tudor ice was harvested at Walden Pond in Concord, Fresh Pond in Cambridge, Spy Pond in Arlington, Sandy Pond in Ayer, Horn Pond in Woburn, Lake Quannapowitt in Wakefield, Haggett's Pond in Andover, Suntaug Lake in Lynnfield, Spot Pond and Doleful Pond in Stoneham, and Wenham Lake in Wenham.
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