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Lawyer

Frederick George Bromberg, American lawyer. member Alabama Senate, 1868-1872; member 43d Congress (1873-1875), 1st Alabama District as Liberal Republican.

Background

Bromberg, Frederick George was born on June 19, 1837 in New York, United States. Son of Frederick and Lisette C. D. (Beetz) Bromberg.

Education

Studied chemistry Lawrence Scientific School (Harvard), 1861-1863.

Career

Was author of resolution of inquiry which closed the Freedman’s Savings & Trust Company and of first National Quarantine bill. With Philetus A. Sawyer and Edwin O. Stanard, drafted the bill authorizing Captain Eads to jetty the mouth of the Mississippi River. Originated idea of the Uniform Negotiable Instruments Law, 1886.

Member Alabama Conference Commision on Uniform State Laws. President Mobile Bar Association, 1900-1903, Alabama Harvard Association, Alabama State Bar Association, 1906. Political and literature editor “Unionist” (Progressive Republican), Mobile, until November 1912.

Works

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    • Author of resolution of inquiry which closed the Freedman’s Savings & Trust Company and of first National Quarantine bill. With Philetus A. Sawyer and Edwin O. Stanard, drafted the bill authorizing Captain Eads to jetty the mouth of the Mississippi River. Originated idea of the Uniform Negotiable Instruments Law, 1886.

      Member Alabama Conference Commision on Uniform State Laws. President Mobile Bar Association, 1900-1903, Alabama Harvard Association, Alabama State Bar Association, 1906. Political and literature editor “Unionist” (Progressive Republican), Mobile, until November 1912.

Membership

Member Alabama Senate, 1868-1872. Member 43d Congress (1873-1875), 1st Alabama District as Liberal Republican.

Connections

father:
Frederick Bromberg

mother:
Lisette C. D. (Beetz) Bromberg