Henry Cruger - Circa 1739-1827 (Mayor 1781)

 

Henry Cruger was a New York born merchant.  He was elected MP for Bristol in 1774, defeated in 1780 and 1781, when he served as Mayor and elected MP again in 1784. Later, between 1792-96 he served on the New York State senate.  The house he lived in on Park Street in Bristol is marked by a plaque

 

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