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Jonas GALUSHA

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American politician, sixth and eighth Governor of Vermont

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on February 11, 1753 in Norwich, Colony of Connecticut, British America, United States
Died: on February 25, 1834 in Shaftsbury, Vermont, United States


Biography

Galusha, born in Norwich in the Colony of Connecticut, moved with his siblings and his parents, Jacob and Lydia Huntington Galusha, to Salisbury in 1769. In 1775, his family then moved to Shaftsbury.

Galusha's father, Jacob, was a farmer and a blacksmith. Though their educations were limited and from the common schools, he and his brothers were leading men in the town and to some extent in the state.

During the American Revolution his brother David was a colonel in the Green Mountain Boys, and Galusha was a captain, fighting in the Battle of Bennington on August 16, 1777.

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