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 Lorenzo Brentano

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Lorenzo Brentano

Birth
Mannheim, Stadtkreis Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death 18 Sep 1891 (aged 77)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section: I, Sub Lot: 31I, Grave: 6
Memorial ID 16005657 View Source
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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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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 5 Oct 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 16005657
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/16005657/lorenzo-brentano : accessed ), memorial page for Lorenzo Brentano (4 Nov 1813–18 Sep 1891), Find a Grave Memorial ID 16005657, citing Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .