BRICK, Abraham Lincoln, (1860 - 1908)


"Around the Capital" (detail), engraving, Thomas Fleming, 1902, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives

BRICK, Abraham Lincoln, a Representative from Indiana; born on his father’s farm, near South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind., May 27, 1860; attended the common schools and was graduated from the South Bend High School; later attended Cornell and Yale Colleges, and was graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1883; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind.; prosecuting attorney for the counties of St. Joseph and La Porte in 1886; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1896; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-sixth and to the four succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1899, until his death in Indianapolis, Ind., April 7, 1908; interment in Riverview Cemetery, South Bend, Ind.