John A. Bryan (1794-1864)

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John A. Bryan (1794-1864) - - - B«*tltr«rJ«ige Brjraa. We rc &...
- - B«*tltr«rJ«ige Brjraa. We rc & ct^®l«tB,Vfroml»ttaapi Cresoent:'that Judge JOHN A. BRYAN of ^3 ^m i ^r tfi wt Menasha, died m m8T06iMnce near that hlacfe lalt 1 ^JB€i.; "rjis fe£$ is not given, his. death, his j.eara mast have nam-s four score. ,/ . . '.'. '. -.. 1 dhaihe j)rime of his life, was recognized as & man of marked ability; ability; ^b4 ae a tar flighted and successful politician^ For many 'y fears ,hp was Chairman Chairman of the democratic state central committee committee of Ohio, and contributed largely to _the siicoess of liberal principles in that istate. Under the administration, of President President Tyler, he was appointed Assistant Postmaster General, vrhich position he held for some years. About the year 1850, 'he removed to Wisconsin and became the editor of this paper, then published by the late Dr. B. B. CARV of Racine, in which place he continued until a change in the proprietorship of the office, when he was appointed register of the land office office at Menasha, a position which afforded him a kind of occupation and retirement suited to his advanced age, aud which he held during the administrations of Pierce and Buchanan. He was highly connected by marriage, being the father-in-law of Gov. Weller of California and oC lion, Mr. Edgerton of Ohio, for several years a member, of congress from that state, Judge BRTA.N was a man of pure imp imp ulses and mnquostioned integrity. In his daily intercourse with his friends, he was uniformly courteous, affectionate, unassuming aod genial, exhibiting all the nohler characteristics of the old fashioned fashioned well bred gentleman. His private core?pondence was voluminous, and he bumbered among his personal friends many of the most distinguished public men of the country. To the day of his death he was a tirm and consistent democrat, democrat, and bitterly deplored the troubles into which the nation had been plunged bV an abandonment of those old-time prin- ,ciph?, to the advancement of which his life had been dedicated. Peace to the good man's ashes. j

Clipped from The Daily Milwaukee News31 May 1864, TuePage 4

The Daily Milwaukee News (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)31 May 1864, TuePage 4
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