Melbert B. Cary

Melbert B. Cary

Melbert B. Cary was Chairman of the Democratic Party of Connecticut.


Cary was born Melbert Brinkerhoff Cary on July 23, 1852 in Racine, Wisconsin.[1] In 1880, he married Julia Metcalf. Cary's son, Melbert, Jr., would become a noted graphic artist.


Cary was Chairman of the Democratic Party of Connecticut from 1898 to 1900. In 1902, he was a candidate for Governor of Connecticut, losing to Abiram Chamberlain. He was also a delegate to the 1908 Democratic National Convention.


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