John Lewis Bretz

John Lewis Bretz

Birth
Huntingburg, Dubois County, Indiana, USA
Death 25 Dec 1920 (aged 68)
Jasper, Dubois County, Indiana, USA
Burial Huntingburg, Dubois County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 7185149 · View Source
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US Congressman. Born in Huntingburg, Indiana, he taught school (1876-80), studied law, graduated from the Cincinnati Law School Ohio was admitted to the bar in 1880 and commenced legal practice in Jasper, Indiana. He was prosecuting attorney of the Eleventh Indiana judicial circuit, (1884-90). In 1891, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second and Fifty-third Congresses, serving util 1895. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he served as judge of the circuit court of the Indiana Pike and Dubois Counties, until his death at age 68.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 14 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7185149
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Lewis Bretz (21 Sep 1852–25 Dec 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7185149, citing Fairmount Cemetery, Huntingburg, Dubois County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .