Niagara County

1897 Biography - Daniel E. Brong

Brong, Daniel E., was born in the town of Scipio, Seneca county, Ohio, Jnne 9, 1857. He attended the district schools of his native town and was graduated from the Northern Ohio Normal School in the class of 1877; he at this date entered the University of Michigan and was graduated from the law department in 1880, receiving the degree of B. C. L. and was admitted to the bar of Michigan the same year. He then removed to Lockport, N. Y., and entered the law office of E. M. Ashley, where he remained for one year and was admitted to practice in New York State. He at this date formed a copartnership with his preceptor, Mr. E. M. Ashley, which continued until he became assistant district attorney; after three years he was made district attorney, in which capacity he acted for three years. Mr. Brong has always taken an active part in municipal affairs and has been city attorney, counsel to the Board of Supervisors and held several minor offices, all of which he has filled with much credit. He is a son of Paul and Mary A. (Stahler) Brong, who were residents of Niagara county until 1835, when they removed to Ohio. Mr. Brong has been engaged in many important criminal, as well as civil cases, and has always been very successful.

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