George Cary (Georgia politician)

George Cary (* August 7, 1789 at Allens Fresh, Charles County, Maryland, † September 10, 1843 in Thomaston, Georgia ) was an American politician. Between 1823 and 1827 he represented the state of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


George Cary attended the public schools of his home. After a subsequent study of law and qualifying as a lawyer, he started in Frederick to work in his new profession. He also worked in agriculture. Later, Cary moved to Appling, Georgia. Politically, he was a member of the Democratic- Republican Party.

Between 1819 and 1821 he sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from Georgia. In the state- wide held congressional elections of 1822 Cary was for the third parliamentary seat of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC selected. There he entered on March 4, 1823, the successor of George Rockingham Gilmer. After a re-election in 1824 he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1827 two legislative sessions. At that time he was a follower of the future President Andrew Jackson.

After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Cary went into the newspaper business. In 1834 he was again a deputy in the House of Representatives of his State. George Cary died on September 10, 1843 in Thomaston.