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JAMES H. SHAW


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1885-1886 Republican
 Counties   Bradford

Biography

02/23/1838 - 12/05/1909

SHAW, James H., a Representative from Bradford County; born, February 23, 1838 in Great Valley, Cattaraugus County, NY; musician, Company F, 136th Regiment, New York Volunteer Infantry (1862-1865, Civil War); teacher; attorney-at-law; appointed, city attorney, Elizabeth City (1872); chair, Pasquotank County Republican Convention (1872); elected, magistrate, Elizabeth City (1873); elected, mayor, Elizabeth City, NC (1873-1874); elected, burgess, Canton, Pa. (1878-1879); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1884; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1886); died, December 5, 1909 in Bath, Steuben County, New York; interred, Wellsboro Cemetery, Wellsboro, Tioga County, Pennsylvania.