JARRETT, William P., (1877 - 1929)


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

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 to the Sixty-eighth and Sixty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1923-March 3, 1927); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Seventieth Congress in 1926; died on November 10, 1929, in Honolulu, Hawaii; interment at Diamond Head Memorial Park, Honolulu, Hawaii.