10/31/1801 - 12/23/1872

GARRETSON, William Lloyd, a Representative from Potter and Tioga Counties; born, October 31, 1801 in Mount Pleasant, Jefferson County, Oh.; second lieutenant, Wellsboro Artillery, Pennsylvania Militia (1826-1828); aide-de-camp, 2nd Brigade, 9th Division, Pennsylvania Militia (1828-1835); school teacher (1820); lawyer (1825-1872); elected, auditor, Tioga County (1828-1831, 1839-1842); appointed, District Attorney, Tioga County (1829); editor, Northern Banner (1829-1830); justice of the peace, Tioga Township (1831, 1855, 1860); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1836-1837 and 1837-1838 terms; elected, delegate, Democratic National Convention (1838); editor, Tioga Herald (1845-1846); clerk, Pennsylvania Treasury (1860-1861); elected, surveyor, Tioga County (1862-1865); elected, justice of the peace, Tioga (1863-1864); law clerk, Internal Revenue Bureau, Washington, DC (1869-1872); died, December 23, 1872 in Washington, District of Columbia; interred Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga, Tioga County, Pennsylvania.

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