John P. Brennan

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John P. Brennan
John P. Brennan 1913.png
27th Ohio State Treasurer
In office
January 13, 1913 – January 11, 1915
Preceded by David S. Creamer
Succeeded by Rudolph W. Archer
Personal details
Born (1864-10-20)October 20, 1864
Urbana, Ohio
Died October 14, 1943(1943-10-14) (aged 78)
Columbus, Ohio
Resting place Oak Dale Cemetery, Urbana, Ohio
Political party Democratic

John P. Brennan (October 20, 1864 – October 14, 1943) was a Democratic politician in the U.S. state of Ohio who served as Ohio State Treasurer 1913-1915.


John P. Brennan was born at Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio in 1864, and attended public and parochial schools in that city. At age 21, he was nominated for recorder of Champaign County by the Democratic Party. He was a member of the Democratic Central Committee for ten years, and chairman of the Champaign Democratic Executive Committee for ten years.[1]

Brennan was a member of the State Democratic Executive Committee for four years, and State Central Committee for the four years. He was a member of Urbana City Council for ten years. He was First Deputy State Fire Marshal for two years, then was appointed Cashier of the State Treasury in 1909 by fellow Democrat State Treasurer David S. Creamer. He won election for Treasurer in 1912, and began his term January, 1913.[1]

Brennan died October 14, 1943 at Columbus. He is buried at Oak Dale Cemetery in Urbana .[2]


  1. ^ a b Mercer, James K. (1913). Ohio Legislative History: 1909-1913. Columbus: Edward T Miller. p. 191. 
  2. ^ John P. Brennan at Find a Grave
Political offices
Preceded by
David S. Creamer
Treasurer of Ohio
Succeeded by
Chester E. Bryan