George Cary (Georgia politician)

George Cary (August 7, 1789 – September 10, 1843) 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 (March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1827). 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.

U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's at-large congressional district

March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1827
Succeeded by

ReferencesEdit

  • United States Congress. "George Cary (id: C000212)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.