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Jefferson Davis Brodhead

Born: Jan 12, 1859

Death: Apr 23, 1920

Birthplace: Easton

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Jefferson Davis Brodhead

Date of Birth : Jan 12, 1859
Date of Death : Apr 23, 1920
Birth Place : Easton

Jefferson Davis Brodhead, also known as J. Davis Brodhead and Joseph Davis Brodhead, was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. J. Davis Brodhead was born in Easton, Pennsylvania. He attended the public schools, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1881 and commenced practice in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. He was elected as district attorney of Northampton County, Pennsylvania in 1889. He was a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1892 and 1904. Brodhead was elected as a Democrat to the Sixtieth Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1908. He resumed the practice of law in South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He was appointed judge of the courts of record of Northampton County in 1914. He died in Washington, D.C. in 1920. Interment in Easton Cemetery in Easton.


  • Lawyer
  • Politician
  • Judge

Also known as

  • J. Davis Brodhead
  • Judge Jefferson Davis Brodhead
  • Joseph Davis Brodhead


  • Richard Brodhead
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