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Leavenworth in Leavenworth County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Home of David Josiah Brewer

1837 - 1910

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 19, 2015
1. Home of David Josiah Brewer Marker
Inscription.

David J. Brewer, distinguished jurist, lived in Leavenworth from 1859 to 1889. He served as judge of the First District Court of Kansas, 1865 to 1869; justice of the Kansas Supreme Court, 1871-1884; judge of the U.S. Circuit Court, 1884-1889; and justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, 1889-1910.

Justice Brewer was one of Leavenworth's most prominent citizens, a member of the Board of Education, 1864-1869, and superintendent of schools, 1865-1866. David Brewer school is named in his memory.
 
Erected by Leavenworth Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 18.368′ N, 94° 55.037′ W. Marker is in Leavenworth, Kansas, in Leavenworth County. Marker is at the intersection of 5th Avenue and Middle Street, on the left when traveling south on 5th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leavenworth KS 66048, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nathaniel Burt House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lincoln Steps (within shouting distance of this marker); The Carroll House (within shouting distance of this marker); American Legion Post #23 Veterans Memorial (approx.

Home of David Josiah Brewer and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 19, 2015
2. Home of David Josiah Brewer and Marker
0.3 miles away); Frederick H. Harvey (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Knapp House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Home of Frederick Henry Harvey (approx. 0.4 miles away); "Harvey House" Leavenworth Court House Annex I (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leavenworth.
 
Also see . . .
1. Brewer House, Leavenworth KS. (Submitted on April 26, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. David Brewer Biography. (Submitted on April 26, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. David Josiah Brewer Biography. (Submitted on April 26, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. David J. Brewer Bio at Kansapedia. (Submitted on April 26, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 26, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 148 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 26, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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