Born in Guilford, Chenango County, NY.
Buried in Lawrenceville Cemetery, Tioga County, PA.
COLONEL G. T. HARROWER. Death of a Well-Known Veteran at Law- renceville - A Sketch of the Deceased. Gabriel T. Harrower, one of Law- renceville's oldest and most highly es- teemed citizens, died at his home in that place last Thursday night. We areb in- debted to the Corning Journal for the following sketch of the deceased: "He was born in Lindley, Steuben county, being the son of Benjamin Harrower, an extensive lumber manufacturer of that town. In November, 1852, Gabriel T. Harrower was chosen by the Democrats to the office of Sheriff of Steuben county and served the ___________________________ a faithful and popular sheriff. After that he was largely engaged in farming and manufacturing lumber. In 1862 he was active in raising the 161st Regiment New York Volunteers and was chosen its Colonel. He was a brave, popular and capable commander and served thir- teen months in Louisiana, when he re- signed because of the necessity of settling the business of his father's estate, which required his personal attention. In November, 1871, he was elected by the Republicans as State Senator for his District, serving the term of two years. "His health has been much impaired for several years past, and for the last year he was quite feeble. He suffered much during the spring and summer, and death was a relief. Col. Harrower was in his active life one of the prominent citizens of Steuben county. He had an extensive acquaintance and many attached friends. He was always a good citizen. He leaves a wife and several children, among whom are Elijah S. Harrower, of Antrim, and David E. Harrower ______ of Wilkes- barre, late of Lawrenceville. The funeral was held on Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock, and was very largely attended."