George W. Kittredge

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George Washington Kittredge
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Hampshire's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855
Preceded by Amos Tuck
Succeeded by James Pike
Member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives
In office
1835
1847–1848
1852
Personal details
Born January 31, 1805
Epping, New Hampshire
Died March 6, 1881 (aged 56)
Newmarket, New Hampshire
Resting place Forest Hills Cemetery
Political party Anti-Nebraska Democrat
Other political
affiliations
Democrat
Profession Physician

George Washington Kittredge (January 31, 1805 – March 6, 1881) was a U.S. Representative from New Hampshire.

Born in Epping, New Hampshire, Kittredge received a liberal schooling. He attended the medical department of Harvard University and engaged in the practice of medicine in Newmarket, New Hampshire, in 1835.

Kittredge served as member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 1835, 1847, 1848, and 1852, and served as Speaker in the last-named year. He was a director of the Boston and Maine Railroad, 1836-1856. He served as president of the Newmarket Savings Bank for forty years.

Kittredge was elected as an Anti-Nebraska Democrat to the Thirty-third Congress (March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855). He served as chairman of the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of War (Thirty-third Congress). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1854 to the Thirty-fourth Congress and for election in 1856 to the Thirty-fifth Congress.

Following his time in Washington, Kittredge resumed the practice of medicine. He died in Newmarket on March 6, 1881. He was interred in Forest Hills Cemetery in Boston.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Amos Tuck
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Hampshire's 1st congressional district

March 4, 1853–March 3, 1855
Succeeded by
James Pike
Political offices
Preceded by
Nathaniel B. Baker
Speaker of the
New Hampshire House of Representatives

1852 - 1852
Succeeded by
Jonathan Everett Sargent