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Jabez W. Fitch
Birth: 1823
Death: 1884

Cleveland attorney who served as commandant of Camp Taylor in Cleveland during the CIVIL WAR. In 1852 Fitch served as Cleveland fire chief; he was appointed U.S. marshal in 1855 when the seat of the Northern District of the U.S. Federal Court was established in Cleveland. In the spring and summer of 1861, he served as commandant of Camp Taylor, a camp of rendezvous and preliminary instruction. He later enlisted as a private in the 19th Ohio Volunteer Infantry and served as quartermaster. After the Civil War, Fitch returned to Cleveland and sold real estate. In 1873 he was elected president of the Cleveland Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, which later became known as the Cleveland Humane Society. In 1874 he became president of a statewide humane society. The following year, he was elected lieutenant governor of Ohio under Gov. Bishop. (bio by: Joyce) 

Cause of death: Softening of the Brain
 
Burial:
Erie Street Cemetery
Cleveland
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 3 Lot 95
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Joyce
Record added: Oct 19, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5859823
Jabez W. Fitch
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Jabez W. Fitch
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Jabez W. Fitch
Added by: Joyce
 
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His parents in same cemetery are:Gordon Fitch (1786 - 1840)Hannah B. Peck Fitch (1787 - 1874)
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