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Richard Brodhead

  • Birth 6 Jan 1811 Pike County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 16 Sep 1863 Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 8156542

U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator. Born the son of Congressman of Joseph Davis Brodhead, he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1836 and commenced to practice law in Easton, Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, (1837-39) and appointed treasurer of Northampton County, in 1841. In 1843, he was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth, Twenty-ninth and Thirtieth Congresses, serving until 1849. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, serving (1851-57).

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  • Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
  • Added: 5 Dec 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8156542
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Brodhead (6 Jan 1811–16 Sep 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8156542, citing Easton Cemetery, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .