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JAMES NILL


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"Biographies of the Law Judges of the Court of the Common Pleas of Bedford County"  www.bedfordcountypa.org

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1840 Democrat
1858 Democrat
1859 Democrat
 Counties   Franklin, Fulton

Biography

12/16/1802 - 05/27/1864

Franklin County (1840), Franklin and Fulton Counties (1858-1859)

NILL, James, a Representative from Franklin and Fulton Counties; born, December 16, 1802 in Quincy Township, Franklin County, Pa.; attorney (1830-1860); appointed, president judge, 15th judicial district, Chester County (1847-1848); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1858; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1859); elected, president judge, 16th judicial district, Somerset County (1861-1864); died, May 27, 1864 in Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania; interred, Zion Reformed Church Cemetery, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania.