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William Jennings Bryan

William Jennings BryanBorn: 18-Mar-1860
Birthplace: Salem, IL
Died: 26-Jul-1925
Location of death: Dayton, TN
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Prosecutor of the Scopes Monkey Trial

Military service: US Army (Colonel, Spanish-American War)

Three-time U.S. Presidential candidate.

Father: Silas Lillard Bryan
Mother: Mary Elizabeth Jennings
Brother: Charles W. Bryan (politician, b. 10-Feb-1867, d. 4-Mar-1945)
Sister: Mary Bryan Allen
Wife: Mary Baird (m. 1884, two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Ruth Bryan Owen (Congresswoman, b. 2-Oct-1885, d. 26-Jul-1954)
Son: William Jennings Bryan, Jr.
Daughter: Grace

    High School: Whipple Academy, Jacksonville, IL
    University: Illinois College, Jacksonville, IL (1881)
    Law School: Union College, Chicago (1883)

    US Secretary of State (1913-15)
    US Congressman, Nebraska (1891-95)
    National Dry Federation President (1918)
    Omaha World-Herald Editor (1895)
    National Statuary Hall (1937)

Appears on postage stamps:
USA, Scott #2195 (2 dollars, issued 19-May-1986)


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