Legislation Quick Search
10/20/2020 01:24 PM
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/BiosHistory/MemBio.cfm?ID=6651&body=H

JAMES LAW McMILLAN


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1883-1884 Republican
 Counties   Lackawanna, Luzerne

Biography

04/04/1830 - 07/13/1895

McMILLAN, James Law, a Representative from Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties; born, April 4, 1830 in Wanlockhead, Dumfrieshire (now Dumfries and Galloway), Scotland; miner; proprietor, general mercantile store (1857-1888); elected, council, Pittston; elected, council, West Pittston; vice president, Miners’ Savings Bank; elected, burgess, Pittston (1874); treasurer, Pittston Gas Light Company; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1882; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1884); co-owner, James McMillan & Co.; president, New York and Pittston Coal Company; director, Water Street Bridge Company; died, July 13, 1895 in West Pittston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; interred, Pittston City Cemetery, Pittston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.