William T. Marsh, of Litchfield, is an honored native of that town, and was born February 10, 1849. His parents were David F. and Harriett (Lewis) Marsh. He was educated in the public schools of Litchfield. On November 27, 1872, he married Miss Nettie C. Cooke, but he is now a widower. Mr. Marsh, for five years, faithfully served, in the Militia. One year of his life he spent in Unionville. Mr. Marsh has been a farmer and also engaged in other business until 1882. From 1882 until April 1, 1906. he was engaged in coal, grain and lumber business. The Democratic party has always been his choice politically. He has held various public offices, namely : Selectman, Justice of Peace, Borough Warden and Burgess, etc. This is the fourth time he has been chosen to represent his town in the General Assembly, being a member of the House in 1901. 190’i, 1905 and the present session. Mr. Marsh is a member of the Presbyterian Church, and has twice been Master of St. Paul’s Lodge, No. 11, F. & A. M. He is a director of the Litchfield Savings Society, and the Appraiser of the Bank; president of the Litchfield Water Company; president of the Sharon Water Company ; president of the Litchfield Creamery Company ; treasurer of the Litchfield Electric Light and Power Company ; treasurer of the Litchfield Gas Light Company. He is also a Fire Insurance agent. He faithfully served on the Committee on Appropriations.
“Legislative History and Souvenir of Connecticut” (Putnam, Conn.: William Harrison Taylor, 1908) Vol. VI, p. 214