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Lorenz Brentano
Birth: Nov. 4, 1813, Germany
Death: Sep. 18, 1891
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

US Congressman. He immigrated to America in 1849, pursued a law degree and commenced private practice in Chicago in 1859. He became editor in chief and principal proprietor of the Illinois Staats-Zeitung and a member of the State house of representatives in 1862. A delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1864, he was appointed United States consul at Dresden and served from 1872 to 1876. In 1877, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-fifth Congress serving until 1879. Unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination, he engaged in literary pursuits until his death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Graceland Cemetery
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Oct 05, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16005657
Lorenz Brentano
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