George W. Aldridge

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George Washington Aldridge II
43rd Mayor of Rochester
In office
1894 – March 1895
Preceded by Richard J. Curran
Succeeded by Merton E. Lewis
Personal details
Born December 28, 1856
Died June 13, 1922(1922-06-13) (aged 65)
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Mary Josephine
Children 1

George Washington Aldridge II (December 28, 1856 – June 6, 1922) was a Republican politician from New York state.


Aldridge was born on December 28, 1856. He married Mary Josephine Aldridge and had one child.[1]


From 1894 until March 1895, he served as the Mayor of Rochester, New York. He was considered a Republican party boss in Rochester.[2]

He was appointed Collector of the Port of New York in 1921 by his friend President Warren G. Harding.

He died on June 6, 1922, while he was golfing.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Mrs. George W. Aldridge". The New York Times. 12 November 1935. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  2. ^ "ALDRIDGE TO ENTER BUSINESS; Republican Boss of Rochester to Head Big Building Supply Concern". The New York Times. 5 March 1913. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  3. ^ "GEORGE W. ALDRIDGE DIES AS HE GOLFS AT WESTCHESTER CLUB; Collector of Port, 65, and Seemingly Hale, Stricken With Apoplexy. SINKS WITHOUT A WORD Charles D. Hilles and George Sweeny Near Rochester Leader as Death Comes. ENDS PICTURESQUE CAREER Last Survivor of Big Three, Including Platt and Hendricks--Bodyto Be Taken Home Today". The New York Times. 14 June 1922. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  4. ^ "GEORGE W. ALDRIDGE BURIED BESIDE FATHER; Governor Miller Heads Honorary Pallbearers--Services In Church". The New York Times. 17 June 1922. Retrieved 23 February 2018.

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