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Benjamin H. Bristow

Benjamin H. BristowAKA Benjamin Helm Bristow

Born: 20-Jun-1832
Birthplace: Elkton, KY
Died: 22-Jun-1896
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Illness [1]
Remains: Buried, Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of the Treasury, 1874-76

Military service: Union Army (Col., 8th Kentucky Cavalry)


[1] Appendicitis.

Father: Francis Marion Bristow (US Congressman, b. 1804, d. 1864)
Mother: Emily E. Helm
Wife: Abbie S. Briscoe (m. 21-Nov-1854)
Daughter: Nancy ("Nannie", b. 1858, d. 1913)

    University: Jefferson College, Cannonsburg, PA (1851)

    US Secretary of the Treasury (1874-76)
    Texas & Pacific Railroad Counsel
    US Solicitor General (1870-72)
    US Attorney District of Kentucky (1866-70)
    Assistant US Attorney (1865-66)
    Kentucky State Senate (1863-65)
    American Bar Association
    Civil Service Reform Association VP
    Kentucky Bar Association 1853
    Union League


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