BRAND, Charles Hillyer, (1861 - 1933)

69th Congress Pictorial Directory, Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

BRAND, Charles Hillyer, a Representative from Georgia; born in Loganville, Walton County, Ga., April 20, 1861; attended the common schools; graduated from the University of Georgia, Athens, Ga., 1881; admitted to the bar in 1882; lawyer, private practice; member of the Georgia state senate, 1894-1895, and president pro tempore; president and director of the Brand Banking Co., Lawrenceville, Ga.; director, Georgia National Bank and of the American State Bank, Athens, Ga.; solicitor general for the western judicial circuit of Georgia, 1896-1904; judge of the superior court, 1906-1917; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative-elect Samuel J. Tribble; reelected to the Sixty-sixth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 11, 1917-May 17, 1933); died on May 17, 1933, until his death in Athens, Ga.; interment in Shadow Lawn Cemetery, Lawrenceville, Ga.