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  Bryan, Nathan Philemon
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NameNathan Philemon Bryan
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, Florida , United States
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Born April 23, 1872
DiedAugust 08, 1935 (63 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
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Aug 03, 2003 01:24am
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Info(brother of William James Bryan)

Senator from Florida; born near Fort Mason, Orange (now Lake) County, Fla., April 23, 1872; attended the common schools; was graduated from Emory College, Oxford, Ga. (now Emory University, Atlanta, Ga.), in 1893 and from the law department of Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va., in 1895; was admitted to the bar in 1895 and commenced practice in Jacksonville, Fla.; chairman of the board of control of the Florida State institutions of higher education 1905-1909; appointed on February 22, 1911, the legislature having failed to elect, and subsequently elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1911, to March 3, 1917; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1916; chairman, Committee on Claims (Sixty-third and Sixty-fourth Congresses); resumed the practice of law; declined the appointment as Governor General of the Philippine Islands by President Woodrow Wilson in 1917; trustee of Emory University; judge of the United States Circuit Court of Appeals of the Fifth Judicial Circuit from April 1920 until his death in Jacksonville, Fla., on August 8, 1935; interment in Evergreen Cemetery.


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