Fulton County. Mr. Bryan had scant educational opportunities in his youth, but this omission has been corrected during ... a commendable interest in Republican politics since early manhood, and for several years served as School Director or ... A natural mechanic, he abandoned mere manual labor to learn the brickmasona#39;s and carpentera#39;s trades, at which he ... He was one of the charter members of the local G. A. R. Post at Vermont, Ill., and later was transferred to the post at Ipava.
|Title||:||Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Fulton County|
|Author||:||Newton Bateman, Paul Selby|