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Galusha A. Grow
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Birth Date:August 31, 1822
Astrology Sign:Virgo
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Died Date:March 31, 1907

Occupation:US Politician

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Galusha A. Grow

Biography:Galusha A. Grow (August 31, 1822-March 31, 1907) was a prominent U.S. politician, lawyer, and businessman, and was Speaker of the House of Representatives from 1861 to 1863.

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.

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.

Grow was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1864 and 1868.

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.

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. He wrote many magazine articles.

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

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Birthday: August 31, 1822

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Birthday: August 31, 2017

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