Jacob H. Bromwell

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Jacob Henry Bromwell
Jacob H. Bromwell 1899.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 2nd district
In office
December 3, 1894 – March 3, 1903
Preceded by John A. Caldwell
Succeeded by Herman P. Goebel
Personal details
Born (1848-05-11)May 11, 1848
Cincinnati, Ohio
Died June 4, 1924(1924-06-04) (aged 76)
Wyoming, Ohio
Resting place Spring Grove Cemetery
Political party Republican
Alma mater Hughes High School
Cincinnati Law School

Jacob Henry Bromwell (May 11, 1848 – June 4, 1924) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Bromwell resided during his boyhood in Newport, Kentucky. He attended the public schools of Cincinnati and was graduated from Hughes High School in 1864. He taught in the public schools of southern Indiana and of Cincinnati for twenty-three years. He was graduated from Cincinnati Law School in 1870. He was admitted to the bar of Hamilton County in 1888 and commenced practice in Cincinnati. He served as mayor of Wyoming, Ohio from 1880 to 1886. He served as assistant county solicitor of Hamilton County 1888-1892.

Bromwell was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John A. Caldwell. He was reelected to the Fifty-fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses and served from December 3, 1894, to March 3, 1903. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1902. He resumed the practice of law in Cincinnati. He served as judge of the court of common pleas of Hamilton County 1907-1913. He declined to be a candidate for renomination. He again engaged in the practice of law. He died in Wyoming, Ohio, June 4, 1924. He was interred in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.


  • United States Congress. "Jacob H. Bromwell (id: B000866)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • Jacob H. Bromwell at Find a Grave

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
John A. Caldwell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 2nd congressional district

Succeeded by
Herman P. Goebel