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 George W. Fisher

George W. Fisher

Birth
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 20 Nov 1866 (aged 65)
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Plot Lot 90, Chapel Hill, Sp. 9
Memorial ID 105272287 · View Source
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Elmwood Biographical Sketches, 1874
The sharp, aquiline features of George W. Fisher, as he went industriously about the streets discharging a sheriff's functions though a series of years in Memphis, will long be remembered. he was an honest, and just, and generous old gentleman, as universally esteemed as he was widely known. He was born in Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, March 21st, 1801, became a citizen of North Carolina in 1814, was married in 1823, removed to Cottonport, on the Tennessee river, and in 1834 became a citizen of Fayette county, which he twice represented in the Legislature. he became a citizen of Shelby county in 1848, and represented this and Fayette county in the State Senate, a position he filled till his death, November 20th, 1866.


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  • Created by: Mary & Kent
  • Added: 15 Feb 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 105272287
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George W. Fisher (21 Mar 1801–20 Nov 1866), Find A Grave Memorial no. 105272287, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Mary & Kent (contributor 47170788) .