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JAMES B. CORYELL


Photo credit:

Hudson, Sam.  Pennsylvania and Its Public Men.  Philadelphia, Pa.: Hudson & Joseph, 1909. 

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1897-1898 Republican
 Counties   Lycoming

Biography

09/04/1856 - 02/07/1924

CORYELL, James Bingham, a Representative from Lycoming County; born, September 4, 1856 in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pa.; attended, Protestant Episcopal Academy, Cheshire, Ct.; attended, Cheshire Military Academy, Ct.; graduated, Lehigh University, 1876; colonel and commander, Twelfth Regiment, Pennsylvania National Guard (1881-1901, Spanish-American War);  colonel, Sixth Regiment, Pennsylvania National Guard (1902-1909); lawyer (1880-1902); elected, District Attorney, Lycoming County (1886-1890); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1896; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1898); president, Cambria Coal Mining Company, Short Line Coal Company and Cook Coal and Coke Company; president, Lycoming National Bank; died, February 7, 1924 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Wildwood Cemetery, Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.