Bryson, Joseph R.


Biographical Note:

Joseph Bryson represented South Carolina's 4th District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1939 until his death in 1953. A conservative Democrat, Bryson is perhaps best remembered for his unwavering opposition to alcohol. Prior public service included representation of Greenville County in the South Carolina House, 1921-1924, and Senate, 1928-1938.

Papers, 1917-1953, 7 ft.

Collection Finding Aid   (pdf, 8 pages)

(Finding aid includes an extended biographical note)

Congressional Biographical Directory





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