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|Kansas Territorial representative|
|Member of the Missouri House of Representatives|
|United States consul to England|
June 16, 1822|
Newmarket, New Hampshire
|Died||January 3, 1891
|Spouse(s)||Georgia Hubbard Branscomb (first)
Emily Taylor Branscomb (second)
|Education||Dartmouth College (B.A.)
Cambridge Law School (J.D.)
Branscomb was born in Newmarket, New Hampshire on June 16, 1822. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1845, and he graduated from Cambridge in 1848. In the 1850s, he joined the New England Emigrant Aid Company.
In 1854, he and Charles Robinson went to the Kansas Territory. They were looking for a good place to make a city. They found a place, and it became Lawrence, Kansas. He led the first people to Lawrence.
In the 1860s, Branscomb moved to St. Louis. In 1874, he came back to Lawrence. He ran for Governor of Kansas, but he lost. In 1890, he moved to Denver, Colorado. He died on January 3, 1891 of pneumonia.
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