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 Political 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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U.S. 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 – March 3, 1829
Succeeded by
Charles G. DeWitt

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website