1753 – 1834
The Honorable Jonas Galusha was born February 11, 1753 in Norwich, Connecticut.
Galusha was the son-in-law of Thomas Chittenden the first Governor of Vermont. He was a veteran of the American Revolution and was in the Battle of Bennington. Father of Rev. Elon Galusha.
He was a Presidential Elector for Vermont in 1808, Judge of the Supreme Court, Sheriff, Governor of Vermont, 1809-1813 and 1815-1820 and a member of the Council for nearly twenty years.
Galusha died at the age of 83 on October 1, 1834 in Shaftsbury, Vermont. Interment was in Center Shaftsbury Cemetery.
NOTE: Death notice for Galusha was published in The Troy Daily Whig on October 3, 1834.