Biography of Alanson Munger
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ALANSON MUNGER, who was the last of the common pleas judges in Tioga county, and who held the office by appointment February 2, 1843, was a native of Ludlow, Mass., born February 5, 1801. He was a graduate of Hamilton college and acquired his legal education at that institution and in Rochester, N. Y. He came to the Tioga county bar in 1840, and was ever afterward during the period of his life a resident of the county seat. A more exhaustive sketch of the professional life of Judge Munger will be found in the bench and bar chapter of this work, wherefore an extended mention of him here is unnecessary. While living in. Rochester, on October 18, 1827, Judge Munger was married with Cynthia A. Lamb, by whom he had nine children, viz: Charles, Jerome, Mary, Pearly, Catharine, Adalaide, Helen, Herbert and Elizabeth. Of these children only three are now living.

From:
OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A MEMORIAL HISOTRY OF TIOGA COUNTY
NEW YORK
EDITED BY: LEROY W. KINGMAN
W. A. FERGUSSON & CO. ELMIRA, N. Y., 189?


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