John Branner

John Casper Branner (1850 - 1922)

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Dr. John Casper Branner
Born in New Market, Jefferson, Tennessee, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married in Oneida, NYmap
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Died in Palo Alto, Santa Clara, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 25 Feb 2018
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John was born in 1850. He was the son of Michael Branner and Elsie Baker. He passed away in 1922.

John was a noted geologist and academic. He was also one of the founding faculty of Stanford University and it's president from 1913-1915.

He was also a genealogist and authored the book, "Casper Branner of Virginia and His Descendants ".

Married Susan Dow Kennedy on June 22, 1883 at Onieda, NY. They had three children.[1]


  1. Casper Branner of Virginia and his descendants p. 370-373

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Dr. J. C. Branner circa 1913
Dr. J. C. Branner circa 1913


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