George Augustus BAGLEY, Congress, NY (1826-1915)


BAGLEY, George Augustus, a Representative from New York; born in Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y., July 22, 1826; received an academic training; studied law; was admitted to the New York bar in 1847 and commenced practice in Watertown, N.Y.; retired from the practice of his profession in 1853 to engage in the manufacture of iron; president of the village of Watertown in 1866; supervisor of the town 1865-1868; elected as a Republican to the Forty-fourth and Forty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1875-March 3, 1879); resumed the manufacture of iron; died in Watertown, N.Y., May 12, 1915; interment in Brookside Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present