David Josiah Brewer

David Josiah Brewer (June 20, 1837 – March 28, 1910) was an American attorney and jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States for 20 years.

David Josiah Brewer
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
In office
December 18, 1889  March 28, 1910
Nominated byBenjamin Harrison
Preceded byStanley Matthews
Succeeded byCharles Evans Hughes
Judge of the United States Circuit Court for the Eighth Circuit
In office
March 31, 1884  December 18, 1889
Nominated byChester Arthur
Preceded byGeorge McCrary
Succeeded byHenry Caldwell
Justice of the Kansas Supreme Court
In office
1870–1884
Personal details
Born(1837-06-20)June 20, 1837
Smyrna, Ottoman Empire
(now İzmir, Turkey)
DiedMarch 28, 1910(1910-03-28) (aged 72)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)
Louise Landon
(m. 1861; died 1898)

Emma Mott
(m. 1901)
Children4
EducationYale University (BA)
Albany Law School (LLB)