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 Lindley Miller Garrison

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Lindley Miller Garrison

Birth
Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
Death 19 Oct 1932 (aged 67)
Sea Bright, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
Plot Section 120, Sassafrass Plot
Memorial ID 7255381 View Source
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Presidential Cabinet Secretary. He attended Harvard University, received a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania and was admitted to the bar in 1886 and proceeded to practice law in Camden, New Jersey. He was serving as vice-chancellor of New Jersey, (1904-13), when he was appointed by President Woodrow Wilson the 46th United States Secretary of War, serving (1913-16). While Garrison was in office, he supported the plan to expand the U.S. Military. After leaving the Cabinet, he returned to the practice of law and served as receiver of the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company, (1918-23).

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 11 Mar 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7255381
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/7255381/lindley-miller-garrison : accessed ), memorial page for Lindley Miller Garrison (28 Nov 1864–19 Oct 1932), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7255381, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .