Abraham L. Brick

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Abraham Lincoln Brick
In office
March 4, 1899 – April 7, 1908
Personal details
Born(1860-05-27)May 27, 1860
South Bend, Indiana, U.S.
DiedApril 7, 1908(1908-04-07) (aged 47)
Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
Resting placeRiverview Cemetery
South Bend, Indiana, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Political partyRepublican
EducationCornell University
Yale University
Alma materUniversity of Michigan at Ann Arbor
OccupationAttorney

Abraham Lincoln Brick (May 27, 1860 – April 7, 1908) was an American attorney and politician. He served five terms in the United States House of Representatives from 1899 until his death in 1908.

Early life and education

Abraham Lincoln Brick was born on his father's farm, near South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana on May 27, 1860. Brick attended the common schools and was graduated from the South Bend High School. He later attended Cornell University and Yale University, and graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1883.[1]

Career and life

Home of Brick in South Bend (c. 1901)

He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana. He served as prosecuting attorney for the counties of St. Joseph and La Porte in 1886 and delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1896.[1]

Politics

Brick was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-Sixth and to the four succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1899, until his death.[1][2]

Death and legacy

Brick Mausoleum in Riverview Cemetery

Brick died in Indianapolis, Indiana, on April 7, 1908.[1] He was interred in Riverview Cemetery in South Bend.[1]

Brick's papers are held in the collection of the Indiana State Library.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e "Brick, Abraham Lincoln". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 2022-11-16.
  2. ^ "S. Doc. 58-1 - Fifty-eighth Congress. (Extraordinary session -- beginning November 9, 1903.) Official Congressional Directory for the use of the United States Congress. Compiled under the direction of the Joint Committee on Printing by A.J. Halford. Special edition. Corrections made to November 5, 1903". GovInfo.gov. U.S. Government Printing Office. 9 November 1903. p. 30. Retrieved 2 July 2023.
  3. ^ "Collection: Abraham L. Brick papers | Indiana State Library Manuscripts Catalog". Indiana State Library. Retrieved 30 March 2020.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 13th congressional district

1899-1908
Succeeded by