Chester E. Bryan

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Chester Edwin Bryan
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28th Ohio State Treasurer
In office
January 8, 1917 – January 13, 1919
Preceded by Rudolph W. Archer
Succeeded by Rudolph W. Archer
Personal details
Born (1859-10-29)October 29, 1859
London, Ohio
Died January 11, 1944(1944-01-11) (aged 84)
London, Ohio
Resting place Kirkwood Cemetery, London
Political party Democratic

Chester Edwin Bryan (October 29, 1859 – January 11, 1944)[1] was a Democratic politician and newspaper publisher in the U. S. State of Ohio who was Ohio State Treasurer from 1917 to 1919.


Chester E. Bryan was born at London, Madison County, Ohio, October 29, 1859, and continued to reside there.[2] His father established the Madison County Democrat in 1857, and he succeeded as editor and publisher. He attended state and national Democratic Party conventions, and served as head of his county organization.[2] He also served as president of three different state editorial associations in Ohio.[2]

In 1916, Bryan was elected to a two year term as Ohio Treasurer, serving January 1917 to January 1919.

Bryan died January 11, 1944, and is buried at Kirkwood Cemetery in London.[1]


  1. ^ a b Chester E. Bryan at Find a Grave
  2. ^ a b c Pealer, W S; Cassidy, John R (1918). Manual of Legislative Practice in the 82nd General Assembly. Columbus: State Bindery. p. 158. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Rudolph W. Archer
Ohio State Treasurer
Succeeded by
Rudolph W. Archer