Joseph Hunter Bryan

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Joseph Hunter Bryan (born in Martin County, North Carolina, April 9, 1782, died at La Grange, Tennessee, December 28, 1839) was a Congressional Representative from North Carolina. He was a brother of Henry Hunter Bryan.

Member of the State house of commons 1804, 1805, and 1807–1809; trustee of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1809–1817, and was sent to Tennessee on behalf of the university to secure from the general assembly of Tennessee its claims to escheated lands; elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Congresses (March 4, 1815 – March 3, 1819); interment in Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Willis Alston
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from North Carolina's 2nd congressional district

1815–1819
Succeeded by
Hutchins G. Burton