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 byAbraham Bruyn Hasbrouck
Succeeded byCharles G. DeWitt
Personal details
BornMarch 28, 1797 (1797-03-28)
Norwalk, Connecticut
DiedOctober 9, 1833 (1833-10-10) (aged 36)
Monticello, Sullivan County, New York
Citizenship United States
Political partyJacksonian
Professionlawyer
Military service
Branch/serviceInfantry of the State of New York
RankGeneral
UnitTwenty-third Brigade

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

Biography[edit]

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]

Death[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  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 http://bioguide.congress.gov.