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George Bailey Loring

physician , congressman

George Bailey Loring, American physician, congressman. member Massachusetts delegation to National Democratic Convention, 1856; member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1866-1867; member United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts (Republican), 45th-46th congresses, 1877-1881.

Background

Loring, George Bailey was born on November 8, 1817 in North Andover, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Bailey and Sally (Osgood) Loring.

Education

Graduated from Harvard, 1838, M. D., 1842.

Career

Commissioner to revise United States marine hospital system. Postmaster Salem Massachusetts, 1853-1857. Member Massachusetts delegation to National Democratic Convention, 1856.

Member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1866-1867. Chairman Massachusetts Republican Committee, 1869-1876. Delegate to Republican National convention, 1868, 72, 76.

President Massachusetts Senate, 1873-1876. Member United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts (Republican), 45th-46th congresses, 1877-1881. United States commissioner agriculture, 1881.

Representative of Essex Agricultural Society on Massachusetts Board Agriculture, 1888-1890. Founder New England grl. Science, 1864, president until 1889.

United States minister to Portugal, 1889-1890. Author: Classical Culture, 1866. Eulogy on Louis Agassiz, 1873.

The Cobden Club and the American Farmer, 1880.

Works

  • Author: Classical Culture, 1866. Eulogy on Louis Agassiz, 1873. The Cobden Club and the American Farmer, 1880.

Membership

Member Massachusetts delegation to National Democratic Convention, 1856. Member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1866-1867. Member United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts (Republican), 45th-46th congresses, 1877-1881.

Connections

Married Mary Pickman, November 6, 1851. Married second, Anna (Smith) Hildreth, June 1, 1880.

father:
Bailey Loring

mother:
Sally (Osgood) Loring

spouses:
Mary Pickman

Anna