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Freeborn Garrettson Jewett

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Freeborn Garrettson Jewett Famous memorial

Birth
Sharon, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death
27 Jan 1858 (aged 66)
Skaneateles, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Burial
Skaneateles, Onondaga County, New York, USA GPS-Latitude: 42.9431, Longitude: -76.4405975
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US Congressman, Jurist. He was Surrogate Judge for Onondaga County, New York, from 1824 to 1831 and a member of the State Assembly in 1826. Jewett was elected to Congress in 1832 and served one two-year term. He was appointed Judge on the State Supreme Court in 1845. In 1847 he was elected to the Court of Appeals, New York's highest court, and sat on the bench until 1853, including serving as Chief Judge from 1847 to 1850.
US Congressman, Jurist. He was Surrogate Judge for Onondaga County, New York, from 1824 to 1831 and a member of the State Assembly in 1826. Jewett was elected to Congress in 1832 and served one two-year term. He was appointed Judge on the State Supreme Court in 1845. In 1847 he was elected to the Court of Appeals, New York's highest court, and sat on the bench until 1853, including serving as Chief Judge from 1847 to 1850.

Bio by: Bill McKern



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  • Originally Created by: Bill McKern
  • Added: Aug 8, 2006
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/15192619/freeborn_garrettson-jewett: accessed ), memorial page for Freeborn Garrettson Jewett (4 Aug 1791–27 Jan 1858), Find a Grave Memorial ID 15192619, citing Lake View Cemetery, Skaneateles, Onondaga County, New York, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.