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Lawyers and Poetry

John Garaghty

(1811- )
Iowa & Kansas

Thomas W. Herringshaw (ed.), Poets and Poetry of Kansas 236 (Chicago:
American Publishers' Association, 1894)]

"In 1835 Mr. Garaghty was admitted to the bar, and subsequently practiced in the U.S. Supreme Court, and still later before the Supreme and District Courts in Iowa and Kansas. In 1836 he was married, but had the misfortune to lose his wife in 1893. Judge Garaghty has held various positions of trust, and resides in Frontenac, Kansas." [Thomas W. Herringshaw (ed.), Poets and Poetry of Kansas 233 (Chicago: American Publishers' Association, 1894)][Herriungshaw reports that Garaghty was born in Lancaster, Ohio, April 23, on April 23, 1811.]