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JAMES F. KLINE


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1865 Democrat
1866 Democrat
1867 Democrat
 Counties   Lehigh

Biography

08/03/1828 - 02/10/1899

KLINE, James F., a Representative from Lehigh County; born, August 3, 1828 in Weisenberg Township, Lehigh County, Pa.; served, Company B, 176th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1862, Civil War); farmer; store clerk; hardware store clerk; co-owner, hardware store; appointed, Justice of the Peace; elected, delegate, State Democratic Conventions; appointed, mercantile appraiser (1857-1861); elected, jury commissioner; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1865 term, reelected to the House for the 1866 and 1867 terms; proprietor, iron ore mine; elected, council, Allentown; school director, Allentown; died, February 10, 1899 in Trexlertown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania; interred, Union West Cemetery, Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania