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Brent

BRENT (Soundex B653) — See also BARENT, BENT, BERENT, BERNT, BRANT, BREN, BRENTANO, BRENTAR, BRENTON, BRENTS, BRENTWOOD, BRIANT, BRIEANT, BRINT, BRUNT, BRYANT, BRYENT, VANBRENT.

  BRENT: See also Robert S. Chilton, Jr. — Richard Pretlow Ernst — Eppa Hunton — George Mason — Joseph Pearson
  Brent, Edward F. — of Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Lewistown, Pa., 1925-33 (acting, 1925). Burial location unknown.
  Brent, George William (1821-1872) — of Alexandria, Va. Born in Alexandria, D.C. (now Va.), 1821. Delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died in Alexandria, Va., January 2, 1872 (age about 50 years). Interment at St. Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery, Alexandria, Va.
  Relatives: Son of George Brent and Elizabeth (Parsons) Brent.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Brent, H. M. — U.S. Consul in Callao, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Brent, Innes B. — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Postmaster at Lexington, Ky., 1794-98. Burial location unknown.
  Brent, J. H. — of McComb, Pike County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brent, J. J. — of McComb, Pike County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brent, Joseph L. — U.S. Vice Consul in Sault SAINTE Marie, as of 1927; Cairo, as of 1929; Paris, as of 1932; U.S. Consul in Istanbul, as of 1938. Burial location unknown.
  Brent, Joseph Lancaster (d. 1905) — of Los Angeles County, Calif.; New River, Ascension Parish, La. Democrat. Member of California state assembly 1st District, 1856-58; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1876, 1880. Died in Baltimore, Md., 1905. Interment at Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.
  Brent, Richard (1757-1814) — of Virginia. Born in Stafford County, Va., 1757. Lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1788, 1793-94, 1800-01; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1795-99, 1801-03 (18th District 1795-97, at-large 1797-99, 1801-03); member of Virginia state senate, 1808-10; U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1809-14; died in office 1814. Died in Washington, D.C., December 30, 1814 (age about 57 years). Interment a private or family graveyard, Stafford County, Va.
  Relatives: Nephew of Daniel Carroll (1730-1796); uncle of William Leigh Brent.
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut; Carroll-Hanson family of Maryland; Brent family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Brent, Robert — of Washington, D.C. Mayor of Washington, D.C., 1802-12. Burial location unknown.
  Brent, Robert James (1811-1872) — also known as Robert J. Brent — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, La., May 12, 1811. Democrat. Lawyer; Maryland state attorney general, 1851; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1860. Died in Baltimore, Md., February 4, 1872 (age 60 years, 268 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Leigh Brent (1784-1848) and Maria (Fenwick) Brent (1792-1836); married, June 16, 1835, to Matilda Lawrence.
  Political family: Brent family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Brent, Thomas Ludwell Lee (1784-1845) — also known as Thomas L. L. Brent — of Virginia. Born in 1784. U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Portugal, 1825-34. Died August 18, 1845 (age about 61 years). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Flint, Mich.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Brent, William, Jr. (1783-1848) — of Washington, D.C. Born in 1783. U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Argentina, 1844-46. Died in 1848 (age about 65 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Brent, William Leigh (1784-1848) — also known as William L. Brent — of St. Martinville, St. Martin Parish, La. Born in Port Tobacco, Charles County, Md., February 20, 1784. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 3rd District, 1823-29. Died in St. Martinville, St. Martin Parish, La., July 7, 1848 (age 64 years, 138 days). Interment at St. Martin's Catholic Cemetery, St. Martinville, La.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Brent (1759-1810) and Dorothy (Leigh) Brent; married, April 4, 1809, to Maria Fenwick (1792-1836); father of Robert James Brent; nephew of Richard Brent (1757-1814).
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Brent family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


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