George A. Castor
George Albert Castor
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Pennsylvania's 3rd district
February 16, 1904 – February 19, 1906
|Preceded by||Henry Burk|
|Succeeded by||J. Hampton Moore|
|Born||August 6, 1855|
|Died||February 19, 1906(aged 50)|
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.
- 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|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 3rd congressional district
J. Hampton Moore