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JAMES W. FREDERICKS


Photo credit:

McAtee, William, comp. Souvenir: Portraits and Biographies of the Members of the Legislature of Pennsylvania and Heads of Departments, Session of 1895. Harrisburg, Pa.: The Roshon Portrait Company, 1895.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1895-1896 Republican
1897-1898 Republican
 Counties   Clinton

Biography

10/31/1840 - 01/25/1916

FREDERICKS, James W., a Representative from Clinton County; born, October 31, 1842 in Bald Eagle Township, Clinton County, Pa.; enlisted, Company G, 11th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861, Civil War); captain, Company C, 207th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1864-1865, Civil War); store clerk; deputy collector of Internal Revenue under Gen. Grant, United States; presidential appointee, , United States gauger (1877); engaged, hardware business; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1894 and 1896; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1898); engaged, hardware and stove business; died, January 25, 1916 in Lock Haven, Clinton County, Pennsylvania; interred, Lock Haven, Clinton County, Pennsylvania.