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Francis Amedee Bregy, American judge. Served as private 1st Philadelphia Battery Light Artillery, June-September, 1863 (honorary discharged).

Background

Bregy, Francis Amedee was born on September 7, 1846 in Centreville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Francis Amedee and Phoebe C. (Anderson) Bregy.

Education

Matriculated in University of Pennsylvania, September 1862, but left college to join Union Army. Bachelor of Arts, University of Pennsylvania, 1863, Bachelor of Laws.

Career

Served as private 1st Philadelphia Battery Light Artillery, June-September, 1863 (honorary discharged). Commissioned Lieutenant Company B, 215th Pennsylvania Infantry, 1865. Admitted to Pennsylvania bar, 1867.

1st assistant district attorney, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1881-1887. Appointed judge Court of Common Pleas Northern 1, Philadelphia, April 1887. Elected to same office November 1887, for term of 10 years and reëlected 1897 and 1907 and 1917 without opposition.

Membership

Served as private 1st Philadelphia Battery Light Artillery, June-September, 1863 (honorary discharged).

Connections

Married Katherine S. Maurice, August 5, 1869.

father:
Francis Amedee Bregy

mother:
Phoebe C. (Anderson) Bregy

spouse:
Katherine S. Maurice