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James Wilson McKee



Session Office Position District Party
1901-1902 31 Republican
1903-1904 31 Republican
 Counties   Juniata, Mifflin, Perry


02/26/1858 - 12/07/1927

James Wilson McKee (R31) Juniata, Mifflin and Perry Counties, 1900-1903

Early Life: 

James Wilson McKee born February 26, 1858, New Bloomfield Perry County, Pennsylvania; son of Wilson and Martha Milligan McKee; public  school education; Bloomfield Academy; admitted Perry County bar, 1884; able to practice, Supreme Court, Pennsylvania, but never enggaed actively in the practice of his profession; served, deputy Prothonetary; clerk, Perry County Commissions, 1886-1892; elected, register, recorder, clerk of orphans court, 1894-1900; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1901-1904; died, December, 7, 1927,  at the home of cousin, District Attorney James M. McKee, New Bloomfield, Perry County, Pennsylvania; Interment, Bloomfield Cemetery, New Bloomfield, Perry County, Pennsylvania, 

Pennsylvania Politics:    

Served, deputy Prothonetary; clerk, Perry County Commissions, 1886-1892.

Elected, Republican, register, recorder, clerk of orphans court, 1894-1900.

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 31st district, Juniata, Mifflin and Perry Counties, 1901-1904, Chair, Canals and Island Navagtion Committee; member, Appropriations, Education, Forestry, Games and Fisheries and Judiciary General Committees.      


Cochran, T.B., (Ed.) Miller, H.P. (A. Ed.) (1904) Smull’s Legislative Hand Book, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 994, 1019, 1025-1027.

Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) Thursday December 08, 1927, Page 1