B H Bristow



Benjamin Helm Bristow (1832-1896) was a lawyer who was appointed as the first U.S. Solicitor General in 1870, serving until 1872. In 1874, President Ulysses S. Grant appointed Bristow as Secretary of the Treasury where he served until 1876. In 1876 he sought the Republican nomination for President but was defeated by Rutherford B. Hayes. He returned to private law practice in New York City.

Related Subjects

Related subjects

The graph displays the other subjects mentioned on the same pages as the subject "B H Bristow". If the same subject occurs on a page with "B H Bristow" more than once, it appears closer to "B H Bristow" on the graph, and is colored in a darker shade. The closer a subject is to the center, the more "related" the subjects are.