George Winthrop Fairchild

George Winthrop Fairchild

Oneonta, Otsego County, New York, USA
Death 31 Dec 1924 (aged 70)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Oneonta, Otsego County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 7576584 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Self educated, he became the sole proprietor of the Oneonta Herald, weekly newspaper (1890-1912) and was a pioneer in the manufacture recording industry. In 1907, he was elected as a Republican to the Sixtieth and to the five succeeding Congresses, serving until 1909). While in office, he was appointed by President Taft as special commissioner to the First Centenary of Mexico at Mexico City, with the rank of Minister. After leaving Congress, he was president and director of the White Plains Development Company and resumed his former business pursuits until his death at age 70.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Winthrop Fairchild (6 May 1854–31 Dec 1924), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7576584, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Oneonta, Otsego County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .