John Lewis Brenner

John Lewis Brenner ( born February 2, 1832, Montgomery County, Ohio; † November 1, 1906 in Dayton, Ohio ) was an American politician. Between 1897 and 1901 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


John Brenner attended the common schools and the Springfield Academy. He then worked until 1862 in agriculture. Then he was up in 1872 as a gardener in a nursery operates. Since 1866 he lived in Dayton. After 1872, burner operated as a tobacco producer; later he became a tobacco dealer. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career. From 1885 to 1887, he was a member of the Police Committee of the city of Dayton.

In the congressional elections of 1896 burner was in the third electoral district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Paul J. Sorg on March 4, 1897. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1901 two legislative sessions. In this time of the Spanish-American War was from 1898. In 1900, he was not nominated by his party for re-election.

After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives John burner again worked as a tobacconist. He died on November 1, 1906 in Dayton, where he was also buried.