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 Henry Colvin Brewster

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Henry Colvin Brewster Famous memorial

Birth
Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Death
29 Jan 1928 (aged 82)
Canandaigua, Ontario County, New York, USA
Burial
Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Plot
Section C Lot 146
Memorial ID
7257875 View Source

U.S. Congressman. He became a clerk in the Traders’ National Bank, in 1863, employed as cashier, (1868-94), was president (1907-17) and was chairman of the board, (1917-23). In addition he was vice president of the New York State League of Republican Clubs, president of the Monroe County League, president of the Rochester Chamber of Commerce, (1893, 1902) and one of the organizers of the New York State Bankers’ Association and president, (1894-99). In 1895, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth and Fifty-fifth Congresses, serving until 1899. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed banking and other business activities, until his death at age 82.

U.S. Congressman. He became a clerk in the Traders’ National Bank, in 1863, employed as cashier, (1868-94), was president (1907-17) and was chairman of the board, (1917-23). In addition he was vice president of the New York State League of Republican Clubs, president of the Monroe County League, president of the Rochester Chamber of Commerce, (1893, 1902) and one of the organizers of the New York State Bankers’ Association and president, (1894-99). In 1895, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth and Fifty-fifth Congresses, serving until 1899. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed banking and other business activities, until his death at age 82.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 12 Mar 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7257875
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7257875/henry-colvin-brewster: accessed ), memorial page for Henry Colvin Brewster (7 Sep 1845–29 Jan 1928), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7257875, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.