George H. Brickner

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George H. Brickner
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 5th district
In office
March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1895
Preceded by Thomas R. Hudd
Succeeded by Samuel S. Barney
Personal details
Born (1834-01-21)January 21, 1834
Ansbach, Bavaria
Died August 12, 1904(1904-08-12) (aged 70)
Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin
Political party Democratic

George H. Brickner (January 21, 1834 – August 12, 1904) was a German-born American Democratic politician.[1]

He was born in Ansbach, Bavaria, in what is now Germany. He immigrated to the United States in 1840 with his parents, settling in Seneca County, Ohio. He attended the public schools. He was a merchant in Tiffin, Ohio. He moved to Cascade, Wisconsin in 1855. He owned flour and woolen mills in Wisconsin and operated a glass factory in Tiffin, Ohio. Brickner married Anna Elizabeth Ogle in September 1858. He was elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives from Wisconsin for three consecutive terms, which comprised the 51st, 52nd and 53rd United States Congresses. He was elected as the representative of Wisconsin's 5th congressional district and served from March 4, 1889 to March 3, 1895. He died in Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin.


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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Thomas R. Hudd
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 5th congressional district

March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1895
Succeeded by
Samuel S. Barney