George Rex Andrews

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George Rex Andrews
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 14th district
In office
March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1851
Preceded byOrlando Kellogg
Succeeded byJohn H. Boyd
Personal details
BornSeptember 21, 1808 (1808-09-21)
Ticonderoga, New York
DiedDecember 5, 1873 (1873-12-06) (aged 65)
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Citizenship United States
Political partyWhig
Alma materAlbany Law School
ProfessionAttorney

politician

lumberman

George Rex Andrews (September 21, 1808 – December 5, 1873) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Biography[edit]

Born in Ticonderoga, New York, Andrews attended the common schools and was graduated from the Albany Law School. He was admitted to the bar in 1836 and commenced the practice of law in Ticonderoga.[1]

Career[edit]

Andrews was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first Congress and served from March 4, 1849 to March 3, 1851.[2]

After his single term in Congress, Andrews abandoned politics and the legal profession altogether and moved to Oshkosh, Wisconsin, in 1852 and engaged in the timber and lumber business until his death.

Death[edit]

Anderson died in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, on December 5, 1873,(age 65 years, 72 days). He is interred at Riverside Cemetery, Oshkosh, Wisconsin.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "George R. Andrews". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 8 July 2013.
  2. ^ "George R. Andrews". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 8 July 2013.
  3. ^ "George R. Andrews". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 8 July 2013.

External links[edit]


U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Orlando Kellogg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 14th congressional district

March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1851
Succeeded by
John H. Boyd

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.