George HASTINGS, Congress, NY (1807-1866)


HASTINGS, George, a Representative from New York; born in Clinton, Oneida County, N.Y., March 13, 1807; attended the public schools; was graduated from Hamilton College, Clinton, N.Y., in 1826; studied law; in 1830 was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Mount Morris, Livingston County; district attorney 1839-1848; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-third Congress (March 4, 1853-March 3, 1855); elected judge of the county court of Livingston County and served from November 1855 until his death in Mount Morris, Livingston County, N.Y., August 29, 1866; interment in the City Cemetery.

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