Abraham L. Brick

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

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

Early life and educationEdit

Born on his father's farm, near South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, 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.

Career and lifeEdit

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.

PoliticsEdit

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 in Indianapolis, Indiana, April 7, 1908.

Death and legacyEdit

He was interred in Riverview Cemetery, South Bend, Indiana.

Brick's papers are held in the collection of the Indiana State Library.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Collection: Abraham L. Brick papers | Indiana State Library Manuscripts Catalog". Indiana State Library. Retrieved 30 March 2020.

  This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.

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

1899-1908
Succeeded by
Henry A. Barnhart