Western Pennsylvania Genealogy
Compiled by Douglas H. Lusher


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James Irwin Brownson Jr.




Husband James Irwin Brownson Jr. 1 2 3




         Born: 1856 - Washington, Washington Co, PA 2
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       Father: Rev. Dr. James Irwin Brownson D.D., LL.D. (1817-1899) 2 4 5
       Mother: Eleanor McCullough Acheson (      -      ) 1 5





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General Notes: Husband - James Irwin Brownson Jr.


He was reared in Washington, Pennsylvania, and was educated in the public schools and in Washington and Jefferson College, from which institution he was graduated in 1875. He registered as a law student with Alexander Wilson and was admitted to the bar in 1878, after which time he was in continuous practice at Washington and with eminent success. He was a member of the Washington County and Pennsylvania State Bar Associations. He was president of the council of South Washington before it became a part of the city, and also served several terms as solicitor for Washington County. He was a director of the Washington Trust Company; a member of the board of trustees of Washington and Jefferson College; a member of the Archaeological Institute of America; of the National Geographical Society; and of the American Forestry Association. In religious attachment, Mr. Brownson was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and was secretary of the Sunday school.

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1 Commemorative Biographical Record of Washington County, Pennsylvania (Chicago, IL: J. H. Beers & Co., 1893), Pg 80.

2 McFarland, Joseph F, 20th Century History of Washington and Washington County, Pennsylvania and Representative Citizens (Chicago, IL: Richmond-Arnold Publishing Co., 1910), Pg 544.

3 Biographical Annals of Franklin County, Pennsylvania (Chicago, IL: The Genealogical Publishing Co., 1905), Pg 104.

4 Commemorative Biographical Record of Washington County, Pennsylvania (Chicago, IL: J. H. Beers & Co., 1893), Pg 74.

5 Biographical Annals of Franklin County, Pennsylvania (Chicago, IL: The Genealogical Publishing Co., 1905), Pg 103.


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