George O. Belden

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George Ogilvie Belden
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 7th district
In office
March 4, 1827 – March 3, 1829
Preceded by Abraham Bruyn Hasbrouck
Succeeded by Charles G. DeWitt
Personal details
Born March 28, 1797 (1797-03-28)
Norwalk, Connecticut
Died October 9, 1833 (1833-10-10) (aged 36)
Monticello, Sullivan County, New York
Citizenship  United States
Political party Jacksonian
Profession lawyer
Military service
Service/branch Infantry of the State of New York
Rank General
Unit Twenty-third Brigade

George Ogilvie Belden (March 28, 1797 – October 9, 1833) was an American politician and a U.S. Representative from New York.


Born in Norwalk, Connecticut,[1] Belden attended the public schools. He was admitted to the bar and practiced in Monticello, New York.

Belden was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twentieth Congress and served as U. S. Representative for the seventh district of New York from March 4, 1827 to March 3, 1829.[2]

Afterward, Belden resumed the practice of law. He served as general of the Twenty-third Brigade of Infantry of the State of New York in 1831.[3]


Belden died in Monticello, Sullivan County, New York, on October 9, 1833 (age 36 years, 195 days). He is interred at Old Cemetery on St. John Street, Monticello, New York.[4]


  1. ^ "George O. Belden". The Politicial Graveyard. Retrieved 24 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "George O. Belden". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 24 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "George O. Belden". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 24 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "George O. Belden". Find A Grave. Retrieved 24 August 2013. 

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Abraham Bruyn Hasbrouck
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 7th congressional district

March 4, 1827 to March 3, 1829
Succeeded by
Charles G. DeWitt

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