George A. Castor

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George Albert Castor
George Albert Castor.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 3rd district
In office
February 16, 1904 – February 19, 1906
Preceded byHenry Burk
Succeeded byJ. Hampton Moore
Personal details
Born(1855-08-06)August 6, 1855
Holmesburg, Pennsylvania
DiedFebruary 19, 1906(1906-02-19) (aged 50)
Political partyRepublican

George Albert Castor (August 6, 1855 – February 19, 1906) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives for Pennsylvania.

George A. Castor was born in the Holmesburg section of the city of Philadelphia. He entered a cloth house early in life and subsequently became a merchant tailor with large establishments in New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia. He retired from active business pursuits in 1875. He was an unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination of Congressman at Large in 1892. He was a member of the Republican city committee for fifteen years.

Castor was elected as a Republican to the 58th Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Henry Burk. He was reelected to the 59th Congress and served from February 16, 1904, until his death in Philadelphia.

See also[edit]


  • United States Congress. "George A. Castor (id: C000244)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • The Political Graveyard
  • George A. Castor, late a representative from Pennsylvania, Memorial addresses delivered in the House of Representatives frontispiece 1907
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Henry Burk
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 3rd congressional district

Succeeded by
J. Hampton Moore