Member Biography

William Ulysses Brewer 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1893-1894       33 Republican
1895-1896       33 Republican

COUNTIES: Franklin, Huntingdon  


04/03/1844 - 01/12/1924

William Ulysses Brewer (R33) Franklin and Huntingdon Counties 1893-1896

Early Life:

William Ulysses Brewer, born April 3, 1844, Montgomery township, Franklin County, Pennsylvania; son of Joseph P. and Margaret Vandran Brewer; State Normal School, Millersville, Pennsylvania (now, Millersville University of Pennsylvania); taught mathematics in that institution for several years; read law with Honorable George W. Brewer; admitted, Franklin County bar, 1868; engaged, practice of his profession; married, Isabella Watson Rowe Brewer, son John Rowe Brewer; died, January 12, 1924 (aged 79) Greencastle, Franklin County, Pennsylvania; interment, Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle, Franklin County, Pennsylvania. 

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 33rd district, Franklin and Huntingdon Counties, 1893-1896; committee assignments, Congressional Apportionment, Federal Relations, Judicial Apportionment Judiciary (Special), Library.


Cox, Harold. "Senate Members B"Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University

Smull’s Legislative Handbook, Cochran, T.B., (Editor) (1896) Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 1054, 1061-1064, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 1014-1015.

William U. Brewer (1844-1924) - Find a Grave Memorial