George H. Lindsay

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George H. Lindsay
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 2nd district
In office
March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1913
Preceded byJohn J. Fitzgerald
Succeeded byDenis O'Leary
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 6th district
In office
March 4, 1901 – March 3, 1903
Preceded byMitchell May
Succeeded byRobert Baker
Member of the New York State Assembly from Kings County's 7th district
In office
January 1, 1882 – December 31, 1886
Preceded byJohn Reitz
Succeeded byJohn Reitz
Personal details
Born(1837-01-07)January 7, 1837
Manhattan, New York City, New York
DiedMay 25, 1916(1916-05-25) (aged 79)
Brooklyn, New York City, New York
Political partyDemocratic

George Henry Lindsay (January 7, 1837 – May 25, 1916) was a United States Representative from New York. he was the Coroner of Kings County, New York from 1886 to 1892.

Life[edit]

He was born in Manhattan, New York City on January 7, 1837.[1] He moved with his parents to Brooklyn in 1843. He attended the public schools and engaged in the real estate and investment business.

He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Kings Co., 7th D.) in 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885 and 1886; and was Coroner of Kings County, New York from 1886 to 1892. He was appointed assistant tax commissioner in 1898, and was a delegate to various national and State conventions.

Lindsay was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-seventh and to the five succeeding Congresses, holding office from March 4, 1901 to March 3, 1913. He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1912 and lived in retirement until his death in Brooklyn in 1916.[1] Interment was in Cemetery of the Evergreens, Brooklyn.[2]

Legacy[edit]

George H. Lindsay's son, George Washington Lindsay, was also a U.S. Representative from New York.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "George H. Lindsay Dead" (PDF). New York Times. May 26, 1916.
  2. ^ "George Henry Lindsay". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. p. 1451.

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
John Reitz
New York State Assembly
Kings County, 7th District

1882-1886
Succeeded by
John Reitz
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Mitchell May
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 6th congressional district

1901–1903
Succeeded by
Robert Baker
Preceded by
John J. Fitzgerald
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 2nd congressional district

1903–1913
Succeeded by
Denis O'Leary