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George Cary

Born: Aug 7, 1789

Death: Sep 10, 1843

Nationality: United States

George Cary

Date of Birth : Aug 7, 1789
Date of Death : Sep 10, 1843

George Cary was a United States Representative from Georgia. He was born near Allens Fresh, Charles County, Maryland. He received a classical education and studied law. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Frederick, Maryland. He was also engaged in agricultural pursuits. Cary moved to Appling, Georgia. He was a member of the Georgia House of Representatives 1819–1821. He was elected in 1822 as a Crawford Republican to the 18th United States Congress and a Jacksonian to the 19th Congress. He engaged in the newspaper business and edited the Hickory Nut. He was again a member of the Georgia House of Representatives in 1834. He died in Thomaston, Georgia, in 1843 and was buried in the Methodist Churchyard.

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