FRIES, George, (1799 - 1866)


FRIES, George, a Representative from Ohio; born in Pennsylvania in 1799; attended the common schools; studied medicine and commenced practice in Hanoverton, Ohio, in 1833; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-ninth and Thirtieth Congresses (March 4, 1845-March 3, 1849); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1848; moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, and resumed the practice of medicine; treasurer of Hamilton County 1860-1862; died in Cincinnati, Ohio, on November 13, 1866; interment in the Catholic Cemetery.