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George Williams Cassidy

  • Birth 26 Apr 1836 Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 24 Jun 1892 Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA
  • Burial Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA
  • Memorial ID 7151875

U.S. Congressman. Moving to Nevada, in 1870, he studied law but never practiced, engaged in newspaper work and was a member of the Nevada State Senate, (1872-79). In 1881, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-seventh and Forty-eighth Congresses, serving until 1885. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he was appointed by President Cleveland, national bank examiner for Nevada, Utah, California and Colorado, serving (1886-90). Nominated as a candidate for election to the Fifty-third Congress in 1882, he died before the election at age 56.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 5 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7151875
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Williams Cassidy (26 Apr 1836–24 Jun 1892), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7151875, citing Hillside Cemetery, Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .