Joseph Bryan

Joseph Bryan (August 18, 1773 – September 12, 1812) was a United States Representative from Georgia. He was born Savannah, Georgia. He was educated by private tutors and attended Oxford University in England. He traveled in France during the American Revolutionary War. He engaged in agricultural pursuits on Wilmington Island, Georgia.

Joseph Bryan.

Bryan was elected as a Republican to the 8th and 9th United States Congresses and served from March 4, 1803, until his resignation in 1806. He engaged in planting and died on his estate, Nonchalance, Wilmington Island, near Savannah in 1812. He was buried in the family burial ground on his estate.

U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
New seat
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's at-large congressional district

March 4, 1803 – 1806
Succeeded by
Dennis Smelt


  • United States Congress. "Joseph Bryan (id: B000989)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.