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Brunner, David Bachman

David Bachman Brunner, detail
David Bachman Brunner was born on March 7, 1835 in Amity Township, Pennsylvania, present day Washington County, and entered Dickinson College in 1856 to study classics. He did not enlist in the military. Between 1869 and 1875 he acted as superintendent of many schools in Reading, PA and was elected to the Fifty-first and Fifty-second Congresses, serving from 1889 to 1893 as a Democrat. He married Amanda Rhoads in 1861 and died in Reading, PA on November 29, 1903. (By John Osborne and Leigh Oczkowski)
Life span: 
03/07/1835 to 11/29/1903
Dickinson Connection: 
Class of 1860


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