Log In

George Armstrong Garretson

banker

George Armstrong Garretson, American banker.

Background

Garretson, George Armstrong was born on January 30, 1844 in Columbiana Company, Ohio, United States. Son of Hiram and Margaret King (Armstrong) Garretson.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1867.

Career

Enlisted Company E, 84th Ohio Vol. Infantry, May 26, 1862. Served in West Virginia and Maryland.

Honorary discharge, September 20, 1862. Second lieutenant 4th United States Artillery, 1867-January 1, 1870 (resigned). Captain 1st Cleveland Troop (Troop A, O.N.G.), 1887-1892 (resigned).

Brigadier general vols., May 27, 1898. Honorary discharge, November 30, 1898. President Bank of Commerce, Cleveland, since 1890.

Connections

Married Anna Scowden, 1870 (died 1886). Married second, Emma R. Ely, December 5, 1888.

father:
Hiram Garretson

mother:
Margaret King (Armstrong) Garretson

spouses:
Anna Scowden

Emma R. Ely