Alternate name: Galbraith
Galbreath purchased 31.49 acres of federal land in Adams County, Illinois in 1835 and purchased an additional 80 acres the following year. He served alongside Abraham Lincoln in 1836 and 1837 in the House of Representatives, where he represented Adams County.
Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales, Adams County, 699:52, 701:37, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; John Clayton, comp., The Illinois Fact Book and Historical Almanac, 1673-1968 (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1970), 205; Illinois House Journal. 1837. 10th G. A., special sess., 5.