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Breitung, Edward

Edward BreitungBorn on 1831, died in 1887. State: Michigan. Party: Republican. Member: Representative. A Representative from Michigan. Born in the city of Schalkau, Duchy of Saxe-Meiningen, Germany, November 10, 1831. Attended the College of Mining, Meiningen, Germany, in 1849. After the revolution in Germany immigrated to the United States and settled in Kalamazoo County, Mich. Moved to Detroit in 1851 and became a clerk in a [...]

Categories: B, Michigan, Representative, and Republican. Tags: 48th-congress, BR, Breitung, and Edward.

Cochran, Charles Fremont

Charles Fremont CochranBorn on 1846, died in 1906. State: Missouri. Party: Republican. Member: Representative. A Representative from Missouri. Born in Kirksville, Adair County, Mo., September 27, 1846. Moved to Atchison, Kans., in 1860. Attended public and private schools. Apprenticed to the printer's trade. Editor and publisher of the Atchison Patriot in 1868 and 1869. Studied law. Was admitted to the bar in 1873 and practiced [...]

Categories: C, Missouri, Representative, and Republican. Tags: 55th-congress, 56th-congress, 57th-congress, 58th-congress, Charles, Charles Fremont, CO, and Cochran.

Gillon, Alexander

Alexander GillonBorn on 1741, died in 1794. State: South Carolina. Member: Representative. A Representative from South Carolina. Born in Rotterdam, Holland, in 1741. Pursued an academic course. Immigrated to London, England, and engaged in commerce. In 1766 settled in Charleston and established a large business. Delegate to the Second Provincial Congress of South Carolina in 1775 and 1776. Member of the first general assembly in 1776. Was elected [...]

Categories: G, Representative, Republican, and South Carolina. Tags: 3rd-congress, Alexander, GI, and Gillon.

Wilson, James

James WilsonBorn on 1835, died in 1920. State: Iowa. Party: Republican. Member: Representative. A Representative from Iowa. Born on a farm in Ayrshire, Scotland, August 16, 1835. Immigrated to the United States in 1852 with his parents, who settled in Norwich, Conn. Moved to Iowa in 1855 and located in Traer, Tama County. Attended the public schools and Grinnell (Iowa) College. Engaged in agricultural pursuits. Taught school. [...]

Categories: Iowa, Representative, Republican, and W. Tags: James, WI, and Wilson.