BRYAN, Joseph, (1773 - 1812)


BRYAN, Joseph, a Representative from Georgia; born in Savannah, Ga., August 18, 1773; was educated by private tutors and attended Oxford University in England; traveled in France during the Revolutionary War; engaged in agricultural pursuits on Wilmington Island, Ga.; elected as a Republican to the Eighth and Ninth Congresses and served from March 4, 1803, until his resignation in 1806; engaged in planting; died on his estate, “Nonchalance,” Wilmington Island, near Savannah, Ga., on September 12, 1812; interment in the family burial ground on his estate.