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Lawyer

John P. Kennedy Bryan, American lawyer. Member and delegate International Law Association Trustee University of South, 1891-1894, College of Charleston, High School, and Public Schools.

Background

Bryan, John P. Kennedy was born on September 10, 1852 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Son of the United States Judge, George S. and Rebecca L. (Dwight) Bryan.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1873, A.M., 1876. Mental Science Fellow and student philosophy and law, Berlin U., 1873-1874, University of Leipzig, degree 1874-1875. Studied law Charleston.

Career

Admitted to South Carolina. bar, 1877, and practiced in Charleston. Member Bryan & Bryan. Counsel for defense in political trials in South Carolina., 1877-1883.

Special counsel for United States in conspiracy cases, 1898-1899, and in prize cases during Spanish-American War. Argued before Supreme Court of the United States the constitutional questions affecting “dispensary law” of South Carolina. Delegate to South Carolina.

Constitutional Convention, 1895, and a leader in establishing suffrage in South Carolina. on a basis of property and educational qualifications.

Membership

Member and delegate International Law Association Trustee University of South, 1891-1894, College of Charleston, High School, and Public Schools.

Connections

Married Henrietta C. King, August 12, 1880.

father:
United States Judge Bryan

mother:
Rebecca L. (Dwight) Bryan

spouse:
Henrietta C. King