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Edward Garrett

Edward Garrett

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)

Years in parentheses are years of service as a Director of The Bank of Delaware County and/or The Delaware County National Bank

Edward Garrett (1849-50, 52-54, 56-58), son of Thomas and Sarah (Price) Garrett, was born in Upper Darby in 1801. He was a wealthy farmer, a highly respected and influential man. He was named in the Act of April 10, 1835, a commissioner to receive subscriptions for the stock of “The Delaware County Insurance Co.” He died at his plantation in Upper Darby - part of the original tract taken up by his ancestor, William Garrett, in 1684 - September 16, 1862, aged 61 years.





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