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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




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1875 Republican
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 Counties   Washington


01/23/1836 - 05/09/1914

BILLINGSLY, James K., a Representative from Washington County; born, January 23, 1836 in East Pike Run Township, Washington County, Pa.; attended, California Seminary; first sergeant, 2nd Regiment, Virginia Volunteer Infantry (1861-1862, Civil War); captain, Companies I and C, 5th West Virginia Cavalry (1862-1864, Civil War); school teacher (8 years); farmer; appointed, storekeeper, United States Internal Revenue Service (1868-1874); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1874, 1875, 1876, 1877 and 1880; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1878, 1879, 1882); justice of the peace, California; postal inspector, United States Postal Service (1883-1885, 1889-1890); reelected to the House in 1886 and 1888; resigned from the House, September of 1889; died, May 9, 1914 in California, Washington County, Pennsylvania; interred, Phillipsburg Cemetery, California, Washington County, Pennsylvania.