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BRONSON (Soundex B652) — See also AARONSOHN, AARONSON, ARONSON, BARNESON, BERENSON, BERNSEN, BONSON, BRANSON, BRINSON, BRON, BRONSDON, BRONSTAD, BRONSTEIN, BRONSTON, BRONZAN, BROWNSON, BRUNSON, CRONSON, DOBRONSKI, HAIRONSON.

  BRONSON: See also Martin Edmund Aulsbrook — Elbert Sidney Brigham — Paul Collins Broun, Jr. — Samuel Bronson Cooper — Bronson Murray Cutting — Lloyd Carpenter Griscom — Ernest Clay Hamlin — Judson Harmon — Henry Drury Hatfield — Bronson Cutting LaFollette — Bronson D. McClung — Frank Finley Merriam — T. Bronson O'Reilly — James Bronson Reynolds — Herbert Bronson Shonk — Willard Coldren Stuckslager — Bronson Beecher Tuttle
  Bronson, Alvin — of Oswego, Oswego County, N.Y. Member of New York state senate 5th District, 1823-24, 1830-33; village president of Oswego, New York, 1828. Burial location unknown.
  Bronson, Benjamin — of Prospect, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Prospect, 1828. Burial location unknown.
  Bronson, Benjamin L. — of Wolcott, New Haven County, Conn. First selectman of Wolcott, Connecticut, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Bronson, Bennett — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Waterbury, 1829. Burial location unknown.
  Bronson, Bill — of Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont. Candidate for mayor of Great Falls, Mont., 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Bronson, Bud See Irlo Bronson, Jr.
  Bronson, Charles — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Bronson, David (1800-1863) — of Maine. Born in Suffield, Hartford County, Conn., February 8, 1800. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1832-34; U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1841-43; defeated (Democratic), 1856; member of Maine state senate, 1846; candidate for Governor of Maine, 1846, 1847; probate judge in Maine, 1854-57. Died in St. Michaels, Talbot County, Md., November 20, 1863 (age 63 years, 285 days). Interment at Episcopal Cemetery of St. Michael's Parish, St. Michaels, Md.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bronson, Edward — of Oswego, Oswego County, N.Y. Village president of Oswego, New York, 1831. Burial location unknown.
  Bronson, Elfred A. — of Livingston County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Livingston County, 1903. Burial location unknown.
  Bronson, Eli — of Middlebury, New Haven County, Conn. First selectman of Middlebury, Connecticut, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Bronson, Ethel — of Jefferson County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Jefferson County, 1809-10, 1813-15. Burial location unknown.
  Bronson, George H. (born c.1852) — of Northford, North Branford, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn., about 1852. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from North Branford, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Bronson, Greene Carrier (1789-1863) — also known as Greene C. Bronson — of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn., November 17, 1789. Oneida County Surrogate, 1819-21; member of New York state assembly from Oneida and Oswego counties, 1821-22; New York state attorney general, 1829-36; appointed 1829; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1836-47; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1847-51; resigned 1851; chief judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1850-51; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1853; candidate for Governor of New York, 1854. Died in Saratoga, Saratoga County, N.Y., September 9, 1863 (age 73 years, 296 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Oliver Bronson (1746-1815) and Sarah (Merrill) Bronson (1754-1825); married, February 3, 1818, to Lucretia Kilbourn; first cousin once removed of Selah Merrill; first cousin twice removed of Aaron Kellogg; second cousin of John Russell Kellogg; second cousin twice removed of Edward Russell Kellogg; third cousin of Theodore Dwight, George Smith Catlin and Francis William Kellogg; third cousin once removed of Jason Kellogg, Jonathan Brace, Charles Kellogg (1773-1842), Orsamus Cook Merrill, Timothy Merrill, Anson Levi Holcomb, Daniel Fiske Kellogg and Arthur Tappan Kellogg; third cousin twice removed of William Chapman Williston and William Lucius Case; third cousin thrice removed of Aaron Burr, Maurice Lauchlin Wright, George Williston Nash, Franklin Clark Pomeroy and Leonard Leach Case (1900-1978); fourth cousin of James Kilbourne, Samuel Clesson Allen, Thomas Kimberly Brace, Luther Walter Badger, Silas Dewey Kellogg, Chester Ashley, Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875), Theodore Davenport, Alvan Kellogg, Alvah Nash, Day Otis Kellogg, Dwight Kellogg, William Alfred Buckingham, Abijah Catlin, Albert Gallatin Kellogg, Ensign Hosmer Kellogg, Farrand Fassett Merrill and Charles Kellogg (1839-1903); fourth cousin once removed of Jonathan Ingersoll, Jared Ingersoll, Abel Merrill, Silas Wright, Jr., Millard Fillmore, Byron H. Kilbourn, Elisha Hunt Allen, Orlando Kellogg, William Dean Kellogg, Russell Sage, Alexander Wheelock Thayer, Stephen Wright Kellogg, George Bradley Kellogg, William Pitt Kellogg, Edward M. Chapin, Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918) and Benjamin Baker Merrill.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Bronson, Harry — of Monroe County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 56th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Bronson, Henry — of Lewistown, Lewis County, Mo. People's candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 1st District, 1892; People's candidate for Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Bronson, Howard E. — of Middlebury, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Middlebury; elected 1932, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Bronson, Ira — of Burlington, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Burlington, 1834-35. Burial location unknown.
  Bronson, Irlo, Jr. (b. 1936) — also known as Bud Bronson — of Florida. Born in Kissimmee, Osceola County, Fla., June 4, 1936. Democrat. Member of Florida state house of representatives 79th District, 1983-. Methodist. Member, Kiwanis; Farm Bureau; Freemasons; Moose. Still living as of 1999.
  Relatives: Son of Irlo Overstreet Bronson (1903?-?); great-grandson of E. L. D. Overstreet.
  Political family: Bronson family of Florida.
  Bronson, Irlo Overstreet — of Florida. Member of Florida state house of representatives, 1943-51; member of Florida state senate, 1953-66. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Irlo Bronson, Jr. (1936-).
  Political family: Bronson family of Florida.
  Bronson, Isaac — of Winchester, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Winchester, 1832. Burial location unknown.
  Bronson, Isaac Hopkins (1802-1855) — also known as Isaac H. Bronson — of Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y.; St. Augustine, St. Johns County, Fla.; Palatka, Putnam County, Fla. Born in Rutland, Jefferson County, N.Y., October 16, 1802. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 18th District, 1837-39; district judge in New York 5th District, 1839-40; district judge in Florida, 1840; circuit judge in Florida, 1845; U.S. District Judge for Florida, 1846-47; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Florida, 1847-55; died in office 1855. Died in Palatka, Putnam County, Fla., August 13, 1855 (age 52 years, 301 days). Interment at Episcopal Church Cemetery, Palatka, Fla.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile
  Bronson, James H. — Prohibition candidate for New York state senate 15th District, 1871; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 20th District, 1878, 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Bronson, Jerome See Samuel Jerome Bronson
  Bronson, Leisa — of Alhambra, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Sedona, Coconino County, Ariz. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1952; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Bronson, Leonard — of Middlebury, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Middlebury, 1828, 1833; member of Connecticut state senate 5th District, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Bronson, Lester — of Nome, Nome census area, Alaska. Democrat. Member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 2nd District, 1955-56; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bronson, Marcus — of Middlebury, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Middlebury, 1831-32, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Bronson, Newt — of Defiance, Defiance County, Ohio. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 5th District, 1920; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1924; candidate in primary for secretary of state of Ohio, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Bronson, Philo — of Middlebury, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Middlebury, 1821, 1825. Burial location unknown.
  Bronson, S. H. — of Howard, Miner County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 17th District, 1889-90; Independent candidate for Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Bronson, S. Jerome See Samuel Jerome Bronson
  Bronson, Samuel Jerome (1930-1986) — also known as S. Jerome Bronson — of Franklin, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., March 21, 1930. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Michigan state senate 12th District, 1960; Oakland County Prosecuting Attorney, 1965-68; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 6th Circuit, 1966; Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals 2nd District, 1969-86; died in office 1986. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association. Arrested and charged with soliciting and accepting a bribe of $20,000 for his vote on a pending case; he killed himself by gunshot the same day, in Franklin, Oakland County, Mich., November 14, 1986 (age 56 years, 238 days). Interment at Beth El Memorial Park, Livonia, Mich.
  Cross-reference: James N. Canham
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bronson, Samuel Lathrop (1834-1917) — also known as Samuel L. Bronson — of Seymour, New Haven County, Conn.; New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn., January 12, 1834. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Haven, 1869, 1876-77; candidate for Governor of Connecticut, 1900. Died in 1917 (age about 83 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Henry Bronson (1804-1893) and Sarah M. (Lathrop) Bronson; married, November 30, 1861, to Frances E. Stoddard; grandson of Samuel Lathrop (1772-1846); second cousin five times removed of Benjamin Huntington; third cousin twice removed of Joshua Coit, Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849) and Peter Buell Porter; third cousin thrice removed of Henry Scudder; fourth cousin once removed of Ebenezer Huntington, Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Peter Buell Porter, Jr. and Peter Augustus Porter.
  Political families: Conger-Hungerford family; Porter-Kelsey family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Bronson, Seymour G. — of Rockford, Winnebago County, Ill. Mayor of Rockford, Ill., 1869-73. Burial location unknown.
  Bronson, Solomon E. (b. 1870) — of Ozark, Christian County, Mo. Born in Bolivar, Polk County, Mo., April 16, 1870. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; member of Missouri state senate 19th District, 1913-20. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1896 to Zyda Townsend; married 1902 to Jessie M. Clark.
  Bronson, Thaddeus — of Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Danbury, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Bronson, Timothy Grow (b. 1859) — also known as Timothy G. Bronson — of East Hardwick, Hardwick, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Hardwick, Caledonia County, Vt., May 8, 1859. Republican. Farmer; livestock breeder; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Hardwick, 1910. Baptist. Burial location unknown.
  Bronson, Tracy — of Newton Falls, Trumbull County, Ohio. Whig. Delegate to Whig National Convention from Ohio, 1839 (member, Balloting Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Bronson, Walter W. — of Washington, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Washington; elected 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Bronson, William A. — of Clinton, Middlesex County, Conn. Progressive. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Clinton, 1912. Burial location unknown.


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