George Ogilvie BELDEN, Congress, NY (1797-1833)


BELDEN, George Ogilvie, a Representative from New York; born in Norwalk, Conn., March 28, 1797; attended the public schools; studied law with Charles Baker, of Bloomingburg, N.Y.; was admitted to the bar and practiced in Monticello, Sullivan County, N.Y.; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twentieth Congress (March 4, 1827-March 3, 1829); resumed the practice of law; served as general of the Twenty-third Brigade of Infantry of the State of New York in 1831; died in Monticello, Sullivan County, N.Y., October 9, 1833; interment in the Old Cemetery on St. John Street.

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