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John Brisbin
Birth: Jul. 13, 1818
Death: Feb. 3, 1880

US Congressman. He was a prominent Wyoming County, Pennsylvania lawyer when Pennsylvania's 11th District Congressman Chester Butler died in office in October 1850. Congressman Henry Mills Fuller was elected to the seat in November 1850, but his term would not begin until March 1851. Brisbin was the successful Democratic candidate in the December 31, 1850. special election to fill the unexpired portion of Butler's term. He served from January 13, 1851 to March 3, 1851, making his Congressional tenure one of the shortest not interrupted by a death in office. From 1863 to 1867 he served as President of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railway. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Hillside
Union County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Section Q, Lot 8
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Oct 09, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11924520
John Brisbin
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John Brisbin
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
John Brisbin
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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