Maj./Rep. Guy Morrison Bryan, CSA

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Maj./Rep. Guy Morrison Bryan, CSA

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Herculaneum, Jefferson County, Missouri, United States
Death: June 04, 1901 (80)
Austin, Travis County, Texas, United States
Place of Burial: Austin, Travis County, Texas, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James Bryan and Emily Margaret Perry
Husband of Laura Harrison Harrison Bryan
Father of Hally Ballinger Perry
Brother of Stephen Austin Bryan; William Joel Bryan; Col. Moses Austin Bryan, CSA and Mary Elizabeth Bryan
Half brother of Stephen Samuel Perry; Emily Rosanna Perry; Eliza Margaret Perry; James Elijah Brown Perry; Henry Austin Perry and 1 other

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About Maj./Rep. Guy Morrison Bryan, CSA

US Congressman. At ten years old he left Missouri and came to Texas with his family in 1831. He was fifteen when he enlisted in the Texas Army and after the Battle of San Jacinto, he was an orderly for Alexander Somervell. After returning to Texas, he studied law and served briefly in the Mexican-American War. In 1847, he was elected from Brazoria County Texas, to the legislature of the newly formed State of Texas, was a member of the Texas State House of Representatives (1847-53), served in the Texas State Senate (1853-57) and was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1856. In 1857, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fifth Congress, serving until 1859. During the Civil War, he served as volunteer aide-de-camp on the staff of General Herbert and afterwards as assistant adjutant general, with the rank of Major, of the trans-Mississippi Department. He was again a member of the Texas State House of Representatives serving (1873, 1879, 1887-91). He was elected president of the Texas Veterans Association in 1892 and served until his death at age 80. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith)



            
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Maj./Rep. Guy Morrison Bryan, CSA's Timeline

1821
January 12, 1821
Herculaneum, Jefferson County, Missouri, United States
1868
January 10, 1868
Age 46
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, United States
1901
June 4, 1901
Age 80
Austin, Travis County, Texas, United States
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Austin, Travis County, Texas, United States