George Fuller (congressman)

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George Fuller
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 12th district
In office
December 2, 1844 – March 3, 1845
Preceded byAlmon Heath Read
Succeeded byDavid Wilmot
Personal details
Born(1802-11-07)November 7, 1802
Norwich, Connecticut
DiedNovember 24, 1888(1888-11-24) (aged 86)
Scranton, Pennsylvania
Political partyDemocratic

George Fuller (November 7, 1802 – November 24, 1888) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Biography[edit]

George Fuller was born in Norwich, Connecticut. He later moved to Montrose, Pennsylvania and engaged in mercantile pursuits.

Fuller was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Almon H. Read. He was editor of the Montrose Democrat, the Montrose Gazette, and the Susquehanna Register. He served as treasurer of Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Republican Party during the last 25 years of his life. He died in Scranton, Pennsylvania in 1888 and was buried in Montrose.

Sources[edit]

  • United States Congress. "George Fuller (id: F000409)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • The Political Graveyard
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Almon H. Read
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district

1844–1845
Succeeded by
David Wilmot