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Sheriff Biographies

Lorenzo Preston 1855 - 1856

Born in 1819 in the town of Oxford, Shenango County, New York, Lorenzo emigrated in 1843 to Hazel Green, Grant County, and later farmed in Beetown. His abilities as a public officer were made known to the people of the county in his discharge of his duties as constable, as which he served four terms, and in 1854, was elected Sheriff of Grant County, serving two years, then served two years as Under Sheriff.

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