Ferdinand Brucker

infobox Congressman
name = Ferdinand Brucker
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state = Michigan
district = 8th
party = Democrat
term_start = March 4, 1897
term_end = March 3, 1899
preceded = William S. Linton
succeeded = Joseph W. Fordney
birth_date = January 8, 1858
birth_place = Bridgeport, Michigan
death_date = March 3, 1904
death_place = Saginaw, Michigan
nationality = American
spouse =
relations =
children =
residence =
alma_mater = University of Michigan
occupation = Lawyer
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Ferdinand Brucker (January 8, 1858March 3, 1904) was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan.

Brucker was born in Bridgeport, Michigan, where he attended the common schools. He was a member of the State militia 1878-1881. He graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1881, was admitted to the bar the same year, and commenced practice in Saginaw. He was an alderman of East Saginaw, 1882-1884, a judge of the probate court of Saginaw County, 1888-1896, and a delegate to the 1896 Democratic National Convention.

Brucker was elected as a Democrat from Michigan's 8th congressional district to the 55th Congress, serving from March 4, 1897 to March 3, 1899. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1898, losing to Joseph W. Fordney.

After leaving Congress, Ferdinand Brucker resumed the practice of law. He died in Saginaw and is interred in Bridgeport Cemetery in Bridgeport. His son, Wilber M. Brucker, later served as Governor of Michigan from 1931 to 1932.

References

* [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/bruchhausen-brunner.html#R9M0IQU8N The Political Graveyard]


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