Henry Martyn Hoyt

Henry Martyn Hoyt

Kingston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 1 Dec 1892 (aged 62)
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Forty Fort, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Lot 331
Memorial ID 5995096 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, 18th Pennsylvania Governor. Henry was born in Kingston, Luzerne Co., PA; attended Lafayette College in Easton Pa in 1846-48; graduated at Williams in 1849; admitted to the bar at Wlikes-Barre in April 1853. Served during the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 52nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "gallant and meritorious services". After the war he was elected as the 18th Governor of Pennsylvania, serving from 1879 to 1883. Appointed additional Law Judge of Luzerne Co. 1867; chairman of the Republican State Committee 1876-77.

Bio by: Russ Dodge

Family Members




How famous was Henry Martyn Hoyt?

Current rating:

22 votes

to cast your vote.

  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 25 Nov 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5995096
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Martyn Hoyt (8 Jun 1830–1 Dec 1892), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5995096, citing Forty Fort Cemetery, Forty Fort, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .