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  • ID: I341747
  • Name: Samuel Myron BRAINERD
  • RELA: 7th cousin 4x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 13 NOV 1842 in Albion, Conneaut Twp., Erie Co., PA
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania BET 4 MAR 1883 AND 3 MAR 1885
  • Death: 21 NOV 1898 in Erie, Erie Co., PA
  • Note:
    BRAINERD, Samuel Myron, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Albion, Erie County, Pa., November 13, 1842; attended the public schools, Edinboro Normal School, and Ann Arbor (Mich.) Law School; was admitted to the bar in 1869 and commenced practice in North East, Erie County, Pa.; district attorney of Erie County 1872-1875; moved to Erie, Pa., in 1874 and continued the practice of law; chairman of the Republican county committee in 1880; elected as a Republican to the Forty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1883-March 3, 1885); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1884; resumed the practice of law in Erie, Pa., and died there November 21, 1898; interment in the City Cemetery.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Samuel BRAINERD , Jr. b: 22 OCT 1793 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT
    Mother: Olive L. NICHOLSON b: 9 SEP 1803 in Vermont

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
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