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Bronson, Florida           Population 1,096

Bronson Florida is a small town in Levy County. The county is named for Florida's railroad pioneer and early U.S. senator from Florida, David Levy Yulee. A Mr. Bronson was a friend of Senator Yulee, and the town is named for him. Bo Diddley died in 2008 and his grave is in the Bronson Cemetery. Bo lived for many years in Hawthorne, Florida and Archer, Florida, not too far from Bronson.


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Bronson, Texas           Population 2,153

Bronson, Texas in west central Sabine County, Texas. Named for Samuel Bronson Cooper, the area was first settled in 1895. Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas's 2nd district In office from 1907 – 1909. Cooper died in New York City on August 21, 1918, and was buried in Beaumont, Texas not Bronson!


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Bronson, Kansas           Population 346

Bronson is a city in Bourbon County, Kansas. The community was named after Ira Bronson, a railroad official. The first horseshoe pitching tournament in which competition was open to the World was held in the summer of 1910 in Bronson, Kansas. The winner was Frank Jackson. He was awarded a World Championship belt with horseshoes attached to it.


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Bronson, Iowa           Population 250

Originally the settlement was known as Elliot Creek for the creek that runs through town. The railroad then sold off some lots for houses in 1901. Sometime after that the settlement was re-named Bronson. There are 3 theories for the name of Bronson: 1. Named for Ira D. Bronson, a railroad man 2. Named for Myron Bronson, who was kicked and killed by a horse at age 16, and 3. Named for R. A. and Rachel Bronson, who lived in the area in the 1870's. In 1967 the town was incorporated as Bronson.


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Bronson, Michigan           Population 2,347

Bronson is located in southwestern Branch County. Bronson was named after Jabez B. Bronson, who was the first settler to the area, moving here from Ohio in 1828. He became the first postmaster in 1830, calling it Bronson’s Prairie. The name was shortened to Bronson in 1871 when the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railroad came through and built a station in Bronson.


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Bronson Township, Ohio           Population 1,980

Bronson Township is one of the nineteen townships of Huron County, Ohio. The township was named after Isaac Bronson, one of the original property owners. In 1822 the County commissioners ordered that Fairfield and Bronson be organized with township privileges, and that this new creation be named Bronson. The first family to settle in Bronson was Benjamin Newcomb and family in 1815. The first death was that of Benjamin Newcomb, who was killed by the kick of a horse, on the 4th of July 1816.