Bryson, Joseph Raleigh, 1893-1953Variant names
Represented S.C.'s 4th District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1939 until his death; a conservative Democrat, Bryson is perhaps best remembered for his unwavering opposition to alcohol; died 1953.
Born near Brevard, N.C., Bryson and his family later relocated to Greenville, S.C., where Bryson worked in a textile mill and attended public schools; graduated from Furman University in 1917; served in U.S. Army during World War I and held a commission in the Infantry Officers Reserve Corps from 1919 until 1934. Following the war, Bryson entered USC; he graduated in 1920 with a degree in law and immediately began practicing in Greenville, S.C.
From the description of Joseph Raleigh Bryson papers, 1917-1953. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 64578895
|creatorOf||McSwain, John Jackson, 1875-1936. John Jackson McSwain papers, 1910-1941.||Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library|
|referencedIn||Rayburn, Sam, 1882-1961, Papers, 1822, 1831, 1845, 1903-2007||Dolph Briscoe Center for American History|
|creatorOf||Bryson, Joseph Raleigh, 1893-1953. Joseph Raleigh Bryson papers, 1917-1953.||University of South Carolina, University Libraries|
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|Cotton textile industry|
|Alcohol--Law and legislation|