Born: 1813-05-23 Buffalo, New York
Died: 1895-02-27 Kansas City, Missouri
In 1836, Brayman was admitted to the bar in New York. He moved to Michigan where he practiced law and served briefly as the city attorney for Monroe, Michigan. In 1842, Brayman moved to Illinois, was admitted to the state bar, and continued the practice of law. In 1845, Brayman compiled the
William Bristol Shaw, "Brayman, Mason," Dictionary of American Biography (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1964), 1:2:611-12; John M. Palmer, ed., The Bench and Bar of Illinois: Historical and Reminiscent (Chicago: Lewis, 1899), 1:231-32, 2:628-30. Illustration courtesy of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Springfield, IL.