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Jefferson Davis Brodhead

Jefferson Davis Brodhead

American politician
Jefferson Davis Brodhead
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Intro American politician
Was Politician Lawyer Judge
From United States of America
Type Law Politics
Gender male
Birth 12 January 1859, Easton, USA
Death 23 April 1920 (aged 61 years)
Star sign Capricorn
Politics Democratic Party
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Jefferson Davis Brodhead (January 12, 1859 – April 23, 1920), also known as J. Davis Brodhead and Joseph Davis Brodhead, was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

J. Davis Brodhead (son of Richard Brodhead) was born in Easton, Pennsylvania. He attended the public schools, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1881 and commenced practice in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. He was elected as district attorney of Northampton County, Pennsylvania in 1889. He was a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1892 and 1904.

Brodhead was elected as a Democrat to the Sixtieth Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1908. He resumed the practice of law in South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He was appointed judge of the courts of record of Northampton County in 1914. He died in Washington, D.C. in 1920. Interment in Easton Cemetery in Easton.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Gustav A. Schneebeli
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 26th congressional district

1907–1909
Succeeded by
A. Mitchell Palmer


The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 28 May 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=B000860
http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/brockson-bronrott.html
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