BREMNER, Robert Gunn, (1874 - 1914)


Campaign button, 1912, Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

BREMNER, Robert Gunn, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Keiss, Caithness, Scotland, December 17, 1874; immigrated with his parents to Canada; attended public schools; moved to the United States; carpenter; electrician; newspaper reporter; Second Regiment, New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, during the Spanish-American War; newspaper publisher; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third Congress (March 4, 1913-February 5, 1914); died on February 5, 1914, in Baltimore, Md.; interment in Laurel Grove Cemetery, Totowa Borough, N.J.