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Pettit, John, 1807-1877

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Personal name headingPettit, John, 1807-1877
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Found inNUCMC data from Indiana Historical Society for Lane, H.S. Papers, 1788-1936 (John Pettit)
Bio. dir. of Indiana General Assembly, 1816-1899 (John Pettit; b. Sackets Harbor, N.Y., 1807; lawyer; moved to Ohio in 1830, and to Lafayette, Ind., in 1831; U.S. Rep.; chief justice of U.S. courts in Kansas Terr. (1859-1861); mayor of Lafayette (1867-1871); state supreme court justice; d. 1877)