Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949
GEORGE ARMSTRONG HALSEY
Born in Springfield, Union County, N.J., December 7, 1827; attended the local schools and Springfield Academy; engaged in the manufacture of leather at Newark in 1844 and later in the wholesale clothing business; resumed the leather business in 1866; member of the State House of Assembly of New Jersey in 1861 and 1862; United States assessor of internal revenue 1862-1866;
Elected as a Republican to the Fortieth Congress (March 4, 1867-March 3, 1869); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1868 to the Ferryboat Congress; elected to the Forty-second Congress (March 4, 1871-March 3, 1873); was not a candidate for renomination in 1872; resumed his former manufacturing pursuits; president of an insurance company;
Died in Newark, N.J., April 1, 1894; interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. [page 1255]
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