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JOSIAH GRANVILLE LEACH


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1876 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

07/27/1842 - 05/27/1922

LEACH, Josiah Granville, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, July 27, 1842 in Cape May, Cape May County, NJ; graduated, law department, University of Pennsylvania, 1866; second lieutenant, Company H, 25th Regiment, New Jersey Volunteer Infantry (Civil War); lawyer (1866-1922); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in a Special Election in 1875; Sworn-In on January 4, 1876; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1877 term; commissary-general, city of Philadelphia; appraiser, Philadelphia County; died, May 27, 1922 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Cold Spring Presbyterian Cemetery, Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey.