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JAMES H. WEBB


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1867 Republican
1868 Republican
1869 Republican
1870 Republican
1871 Speaker Republican
1874 Republican
 Counties   Bradford, Sullivan

Biography

12/04/1820 - 02/21/1896

Bradford and Sullivan Counties (1867-1871), Bradford County (1874)

WEBB, James H., a Representative from Bradford and Sullivan Counties; born, December 4, 1829 in Chemung County, NY; captain, Company I, 47th Regiment, Pennsylvania Emergency Militia (1863, Civil War); farmer; elected, clerk of orphan’s court, register of wills and recorder of deeds, Bradford County (1854-1860, 1881-1883); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1867 term, reelected to serve five more terms, 1868, 1869, 1870, 1871 and 1874; elected, Speaker (1871); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1872, 1875); lawyer (1883-1896); died, February 21, 1896 in Towanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania; interred, Union Cemetery, East Smithfield, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.