George S. Catlin

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George Smith Catlin (August 24, 1808 – December 26, 1851) was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut.

Born in Harwinton, Connecticut, Catlin attended the common schools, Amherst (Massachusetts) College, and the Litchfield (Connecticut) Law School. He was admitted to the bar in 1828 and practiced in Windham, Connecticut from 1829 to 1851. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1831 and again in 1846. Secretary to the Governor 1831–1833. He served as prosecuting attorney for Windham County in 1842 and 1843.

Catlin was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1845). He was an unsuccessful Democratic candidate for Governor of Connecticut in 1848. He served in the State senate in 1850. He served as judge of the Windham County Court in 1850 and 1851. He died in Windham, Connecticut, December 26, 1851. He was interred in Windham Cemetery.

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