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William Jennings Bryan

Born: March 19, 1860 in Salem, Illinois
Died: July 26, 1925

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: William Jennings Bryan was born in Salem. He also graduated from Illinois College in Jacksonville and received a law degree from Union College of Law in Chicago.

Biography: Bryan's political and religious leadership earned him the label, 'the Great Commoner.' He served in the US Congress, ran for the Presidency three times and was Secretary of State for President Woodrow Wilson. He acted as prosecutor in the Scopes Trial, during which he took the stand and withstood a blistering attack by defense attorney Clarence Darrow. Bryan won the case but died a week later.


Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

William Jennings Bryan on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

First battle :
ISBN: 1587760193 OCLC: 48146326

Epaulet Books, Poughkeepsie, NY : [2000?]

  First battle :
ISBN: 1172279357 OCLC: 944242292

Nabu Press, [Place of publication not identified] : 2010.

  In his image
ISBN: 9781495395390 OCLC: 1026599892

[publisher not identified], [Place of publication not identified] : [2014?]

In His image /
ISBN: 0548017042 OCLC: 189768481

Kessinger Publishing, [Whitefish, MT] : [2007?]

  Making of a man.
ISBN: 1176573853 OCLC: 944408043

Nabu Press, [Place of publication not identified] : 2010.

The Memoirs of William Jennings Bryan /
ISBN: 0766170020 OCLC: 952030606

  The memoirs of William Jennings Bryan,
ISBN: 0838311652 OCLC: 139381

Haskell House, New York, 1971.