George SULLIVAN, Congress, NH (1771-1838)


SULLIVAN, George, (son of John Sullivan and nephew of James Sullivan), a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Durham, N.H., August 29, 1771; was graduated from Harvard University in 1790; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H., in 1793; member of the State house of representatives in 1805; attorney general of New Hampshire in 1805 and 1806; elected as a Federalist to the Twelfth Congress (March 4, 1811-March 3, 1813); again a member of the State house of representatives in 1813; served in the State senate in 1814 and 1815; again attorney general of the State 1816-1835; died in Exeter, N.H., April 14, 1838; interment in the Old Cemetery (Winter Street).

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