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Charles H. Bryan


Date Party Office Votes Result
10-08-1853 Democratic SD-15 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Charles Henry Bryan
Born: October 20, 1822 in Ellicottville, New York
Died: May 14, 1877 in Carson City, Nevada

1854-1855: Justice, California Supreme Court
1863: Delegate, Nevada State Constitutional Convention


  • A LESSON: Another great man has passed away - great in his natural and acquired abilities, and great in his weakness... He made large sums of money, but the most of it doubtless went to satisfy the craving appetite that was slowly but surely consuming him. For a long time he has been simply a wreck. For several days he had been on a big drunk, and was under the influence of liquor at the time of his death, which is supposed to have been occasioned by choking on a piece of meat in soup which he was eating. May we not all learn a lesson from the fate of Charles H. Bryan?" [Source: Death of Chas. H. Bryan]


Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: "Death of Chas. H. Bryan" (1877)