Judge N. P. Bryan's Speech
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This item is a printed speech of the Hon. Judge N. P. (Nathan Philemon) Bryan, Chairman Florida Educational Board of Control, delivered at Gainesville, Florida, on September 27, 1906, upon the occasion of the opening of the University of Florida.
- Created: 1906
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Judge Bryan was born April 23, 1872 at Fort Mason, Orange Co., Florida, son of John M. and Louisia M. (Norton) Bryan. His father was a Florida citizen, who was for more than fourteen years (during and after Reconstruction) a member of the House of the Representatives and the Senate of the State of Florida. Judge Bryan attended Emory College at Oxford, Georgia and Washington and Lee University at Lexington, Virginia where he earned his B.L. Returning to Florida after school, Judge Bryan settled at Jacksonville and eventually went into business with his brother, future United State Senator William J. Bryan. In 1911, Judge Bryan was instated as United States Senator from Florida, a position he held until 1918. In 1920, President Wilson nominated Bryan to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth District, a position Judge Bryan held for the rest of his life. Judge Bryan passed away on August 8, 1935 at Jacksonville, Florida.
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Processed June 2, 1964.
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