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Lawyer

Josiah Granville Leach, American lawyer. member Pennsylvania Legislature, 1876.

Background

Leach, Josiah Granville was born on July 27, 1842 in Cape May C.H., New Jersey, United States. Son of Joseph S. and Sophia (Ball) Leach.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University of Pennsylvania, 1866.

Career

In newspaper work prior to Civil War. Sergeant, sergeant major and Lieutenant 25th New Jersey Volumes, 1862-1863. Received first promotion “for gallant conduct at battle of Fredericksburg.” In law practice, since 1866.

Member Pennsylvania Legislature, 1876.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author and editor various books on genealogical subjects.

Membership

Member Pennsylvania Legislature, 1876.

Connections

Married Elizabeth T. Whilldin, October 5, 1866.

father:
Joseph S. Leach

mother:
Sophia (Ball) Leach

spouse:
Elizabeth T. Whilldin