JARRETT, William P., (1877 - 1929)


Image courtesy of Library of Congress

JARRETT, William P., a Delegate from the Territory of Hawaii; born in Honolulu, Hawaii, August 22, 1877; attended St. Louis College, Honolulu; deputy sheriff and sheriff of the city and county of Honolulu 1906-1914; high sheriff of the Territory of Hawaii and warden of Oahu Prison 1914-1922; member of the Board of Industrial Schools from May 1919 to January 1922; elected as a Democrat a Delegate to the Sixty-eighth and Sixty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1923-March 3, 1927); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1926 to the Seventieth Congress; died at Honolulu, T.H., November 10, 1929; interment in Diamond Head Memorial Park.