Speaker Pro Tempore
Leadership Notes: He was Speaker Pro Tem from December 22, 1857 through March 12, 1858. (On December 22, 1857, John S. Watrous, Speaker of the House, requested and was granted a leave of absence so he could attend to important business transactions. George Bradley was named Speaker Pro Tem that same day.)
Speaker of the House
Leadership Notes: He was Speaker from March 12, 1858 through December 6, 1859. (On March 12, 1858 the House declared the Speaker's chair vacant and officially elected George Bradley as Speaker of the House.) He is the youngest Speaker elected.