Senator Alexander Middleton Garrett View All Years
A. M. GARRETT.
A. M. Garrett was born March 31, 1857, on a farm near Letts, Iowa, and received his early education in the schools of that community. He was the son of Barton Garrett and Elizabeth Finley Garrett.
Mr. Garrett as State Senator made an excellent record and was found inevitably working for the best interests of his constituency. He took his position as Senator seriously and never acted nor cast his vote until he was thoroughly familiar with the subject before the assembly.
He was one of the leading citizens of Louisa County and on all public questions stood for the best interest of the community. He was of a kind and congenial disposition and bore the esteem of all classes, his life and conduct shed an influence for the uplift of and betterment of society. In his death the community and state in which he lived lost a worthy and upright citizen and an honorable man.
Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be printed in the Journal of the Senate and that the Secretary of the Senate be directed to forward an engrossed copy to the family of the deceased.
FRANK E. THOMPSON,
W. F. EVERSMEYER,
N. J. SCHRUP,