William H. Brand

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William H. Brand (April 20, 1824 Leonardsville, Madison County, New York – 1891) was an American merchant and politician from New York.


He attended the district schools and Whitestown Seminary. Then he taught school, became a clerk in a country store, and later opened his own business.

He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Madison Co., 1st D.) in 1862 and 1863; Supervisor of the Town of Brookfield from 1867 to 1869; and a member of the New York State Senate (21st D.) in 1870 and 1871.

He was buried at the Seventh Day Baptist Cemetery in Leonardsville.


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New York Assembly
Preceded by
Orrin B. Lord
New York State Assembly
Madison County, 1st District

Succeeded by
John W. Lippitt
New York State Senate
Preceded by
Abner C. Mattoon
New York State Senate
21st District

Succeeded by
William Foster