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Encyclopedia > Galusha A. Grow
Galusha Aaron Grow
Galusha A. Grow

In office
July 4, 1861 – March 4, 1863
Preceded by William Pennington
Succeeded by Schuyler Colfax

Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from
Pennsylvania's 12th and 14th district
In office
18511853 (12th)
18531863 (14th)
Preceded by David Bilmot (1851)
Thomas M. Bibighaus (1853)
Succeeded by Hendrick B. Wright (1853)
William H. Miller (1863)

Born August 31, 1822
Ashford, Connecticut
Died March 31], 1907
Political party Republican
Galusha Aaron Grow
Galusha Aaron Grow

Galusha Aaron Grow (August 31, 1822March 31, 1907) was a prominent U.S. politician, lawyer, writer and businessman, and was Speaker of the House of Representatives from 1861 to 1863. Image File history File links GalushaAaron. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      The Speaker of the United States House of Representatives is the presiding officer of the House... For the United States holiday, the Fourth of July, see Independence Day (United States). ... 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar). ... William Pennington William Pennington (May 4, 1796–February 16, 1862) was an American lawyer and politician. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is the lower of the two chambers of the United States Congress, the other being the Senate. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... Pennsylvanias 12th congressional district is one of Pennsylvanias districts of the United States House of Representatives. ... Pennsylvanias 14th congressional district is overwhelmingly Democratic. ... 1851 (MDCCCLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar). ... Thomas Marshal Bibighaus (March 17, 1817–June 18, 1853) was a Whig member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. ... Hendrick Bradley Wright (April 24, 1808–September 2, 1881) was a Democrat member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. ... William Henry Miller (February 28, 1829–September 12, 1870) was a Democrat member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. ... August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining. ... 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Ashford is a town located in Windham County, Connecticut. ... March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      For other uses, see Republican Party (disambiguation) or GOP (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (3248x3912, 821 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Galusha A. Grow ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (3248x3912, 821 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Galusha A. Grow ... August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining. ... 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      The Speaker of the United States House of Representatives is the presiding officer of the House... Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is the lower of the two chambers of the United States Congress, the other being the Senate. ... 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar). ...


Grow was born in Ashford, Connecticut, and educated at Franklin Academy in Glenwood, Pennsylvania and Amherst College. He then studied law in Norwich, Connecticut and Montrose, Pennsylvania. Ashford is a town located in Windham County, Connecticut. ... Franklin Academy is a boarding school in East Haddam, Connecticut, serving the needs of students in grades 8-12 who have Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities (NLD). ... Amherst College is an elite independent liberal arts college in Amherst, Massachusetts, USA. It is the third oldest college in Massachusetts. ... Norwich, known as The Rose of New England, is a city in New London County, Connecticut, United States. ... Montrose is a borough located in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. ...


Grow was admitted to the bar in November 1847, and practiced law in Towanda, Pennsylvania from 1847 to 1848; in Montrose, Pennsylvania from 1848 to 1852; and in Glenwood, Pennsylvania. He was elected a member of Congress from the Susquehanna district from 1850 to 1863. 1847 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Towanda is a borough located in Bradford County, Pennsylvania. ... 1848 (MDCCCXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1852 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Type Bicameral Houses Senate House of Representatives President of the Senate Dick Cheney, R, since January 20, 2001 Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert, R, since January 6, 1999 Members 535 plus 4 Delegates and 1 Resident Commissioner Political groups (as of January 4, 2005 elections) Democratic Party Republican Party... The Susquehanna River is a river in the northeastern United States, approximately 410 mi (715 km) long. ... 1850 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar). ...


Grow was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1864 and 1868. Presidential electoral votes by state. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ...


He moved to Houston, Texas in 1871, and was president of the International & Great Northern Railroad of Texas from 1871 to 1875. He then returned to Pennsylvania and the practice of law from 1875 to 1894. Nickname: Space City Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Counties Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Mayor Bill White Area    - City 1,558 km²  (601. ... 1871 (MDCCCLXXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ...


Grow returned to the United States Congress as a member at-large from Pennsylvania from 1894 to 1903; was the chairman of the committee on education in the 56th Congress; and resided in Glenwood, Pennsylvania from 1903 until his death at age 84. Bloc voting (or block voting) refers to a class of voting systems which can be used to elect several representatives from a single multimember constituency. ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ...


A biography of Galusha Grow was written by James T. DuBois.


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Preceded by
David Wilmot
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district

1851-1853
Succeeded by
Hendrick B. Wright
Preceded by
Thomas M. Bibighaus
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district

1853-1863
Succeeded by
William H. Miller
Preceded by
William Pennington
Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
July 4, 1861March 4, 1863
Succeeded by
Schuyler Colfax
Preceded by
At-large:
William Lilly,
Alexander McDowell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's At-large congressional district

1894-1895 alongside:
Alexander McDowell
1895-1897 alongside:
George F. Huff
1897-1901 alongside:
Samuel A. Davenport
1901-1903 alongside:
Robert H. Foerderer
Succeeded by
29th: George Shiras III

30th: John Dalzell The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress is a biographical dictionary of all members of both houses of the United States Congress, past and present. ... David Wilmot (January 20, 1814–March 16, 1868) was a U.S. abolitionist and political figure. ... Map of Pennsylvania, depicting its congressional districts since the 108th Congress. ... Pennsylvanias 12th congressional district is one of Pennsylvanias districts of the United States House of Representatives. ... 1851 (MDCCCLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Hendrick Bradley Wright (April 24, 1808–September 2, 1881) was a Democrat member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. ... Thomas Marshal Bibighaus (March 17, 1817–June 18, 1853) was a Whig member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. ... Map of Pennsylvania, depicting its congressional districts since the 108th Congress. ... Pennsylvanias 14th congressional district is overwhelmingly Democratic. ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar). ... William Henry Miller (February 28, 1829–September 12, 1870) was a Democrat member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. ... William Pennington William Pennington (May 4, 1796–February 16, 1862) was an American lawyer and politician. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      The Speaker of the United States House of Representatives is the presiding officer of the House... For the United States holiday, the Fourth of July, see Independence Day (United States). ... 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... William Lilly (June 3, 1821–December 1, 1893) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. ... Alexander McDowell (March 4, 1845–September 30, 1913) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. ... Map of Pennsylvania, depicting its congressional districts since the 108th Congress. ... During the first three United States Congresses, Pennsylvania did not use congressional districts. ... Alexander McDowell (March 4, 1845–September 30, 1913) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. ... George Franklin Huff (July 16, 1842 - April 18, 1912) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. ... Samuel Arza Davenport (January 15, 1834–August 1, 1911) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. ... Robert Hermann Foerderer (May 16, 1860 - July 26, 1903) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. ... George Shiras, III (January 1, 1859 – March 24, 1942) was a U.S. Representative from the state of Pennsylvania. ... John Dalzell (April 19, 1845 – October 2, 1927) was a U.S. Representative from the state of Pennsylvania. ...


 
 

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