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Barton, Albert (ed.) / The Wisconsin alumni magazine
Volume 5, Number 1 (Oct. 1903)

Sanborn, A. L.
Edwin E. Bryant,   pp. [unnumbered]-3


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WISCONSIN ALUMNI MAGAZINE.
             VOL. V. OCTOBER, 1903. No. 1..
                 EDWIN      K. ý:BRYANT.        "
            [Born January 10, 1835; died August 11, 19036]
   The late Edwin E. Biyant,-for many yeitors:dean of -the col-
 lege of law in-the University: of Wisconsin, was.a man 6f wide
 interests and varied_ activities. lie was a spracticing lawyer at
 the time of the. firing on Fort Sumpter' but ýhe' lmost immedi-
 ately left his practice and enlisted for the -war. He served
 throughout the rebellion retiching Itherank of lieute6nant-colonel,
 before peace was concluded. After resuming his practice for
 some two years he again turned to-military affairs, becoming
 adjutant general of Wisconsin, He was also private secretary
 to Governor Fairchild for a time,, and later was in the state
 legislature. He had some experience in journalism, having
 edited a paper at Monroe before the war, and the Madison
 Democrat for some time. As a lawyer he not only, engaged in
an extensive private practice for many years, but he served as
assistant attorney general for the post office department during


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