US Con -Bromwell, Henry Pelham Holmes - U.S. Congressman, IL

Henry Pelham Holmes Bromwell Sr.:
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Born: August 26, 1823
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Birthplace: Baltimore Maryland
Father: Henry Broughton Bromwell 1793 – 1867
(Buried: Old City Cemetery Charleston Illinois)
Mother: Henrietta Holmes 1795 – 1882
(Buried: Riverside Cemetery Denver Colorado)

Wife: Elizabeth Emily Payne 1837 – 1865
(Buried: Cedar Hill Cemetery Corydon Indiana)

Children:
Henrietta Elizabeth “Nettie” Bromwell 1859 – 1946
(Buried: Riverside Cemetery Denver Colorado)
Henry Pelham Payne Bromwell 1862 – 1881
(Buried: Riverside Cemetery Denver Colorado)



Political Party: Republican Party and Democratic Party


Occupation before War:

Instructor at Marshall Academy in Marshall Illinois
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Attorney in Vandalia Illinois
Edited his father’s newspaper
1853 – 1857: Judge of Fayette County Illinois
Active leader in the founding of Republican Political Party

Civil War Career:
Attorney in Vandalia Illinois
Edited his father’s newspaper
1865 – 1869: United States Congressman from Illinois
1865 – 1867: Member of House State Department Expenditures Committee
1865 – 1867: Member of House Patents Committee
1865 – 1867: Member of House Public Expenditures Committee

Occupation after War:
1865 – 1869: United States Congressman from Illinois
1865 – 1867: Member of House State Department Expenditures Cte.
1865 – 1869: Member of House Patents Committee
1865 – 1869: Member of House Public Expenditures Committee
1868: Voted Yes in the impeachment vote of Andrew Johnson
1868: Unsuccessful candidate for renomination to U.S. Congress
1869 – 1870: Attorney in Vandalia Illinois
1870 – 1903: Attorney in Denver Colorado
1871 – 1874: President of Denver Colorado School Board
1874: Member of Colorado Territorial Council
1875: Delegate to Colorado Constitutional Convention
1878: Declined office of Judge of Arapahoe County Colorado
1879: Declined appointment as Chief Justice of Utah Territory
1881: Commissioner of General Statues in Colorado
Author of Restorations of Masonic Geometry and Symbol


Died:
January 7, 1903
Place of Death: Denver Colorado
Age at time of Death: 79 years old
Burial Place:
Riverside Cemetery Denver Colorado
 
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