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George B. Kelly, New York Congressman.

George Bradshaw Kelly (December 12, 1900 – June 26, 1971) was an American politician from New York.


Kelly was born on December 12, 1900, in Waterloo, Seneca County, New York.

He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Monroe Co., 2nd D.) in 1933 and 1934; and a member of the New York State Senate (45th D.) in 1935 and 1936.

He was elected as a Democrat to the 75th United States Congress, holding office from January 3, 1937, to January 3, 1939. He ran for re-election in 1938 and 1940, but was twice defeated by Republican Joseph J. O'Brien.

Kelly died on June 26, 1971, in Lyon, France. He was buried at Saint Mary's Cemetery in Waterloo.[1]


External linksEdit

  • United States Congress. "George Bradshaw Kelly (id: K000072)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
Political offices
Preceded by
Harry J. McKay
New York State Assembly
Monroe County, 2nd District

Succeeded by
Joseph DiFede
Preceded by
Cosmo A. Cilano
New York State Senate
45th District

Succeeded by
Emmett L. Doyle
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
James P. B. Duffy
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 38th congressional district

Succeeded by
Joseph J. O'Brien