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Pennsylvania State Senate

James W Hayes


Session Position District Party
1875 40 Democrat
1877 40 Democrat
 Counties   Fayette, Greene


1817 - 1902

James Hayes was born in Waynesburg, Greene County, December 21, 1817, the son of William Thompson and Sarah (Wilson) Hayes; attended common schools; editor; collector of tolls on the Pennsylvania Canal, 1850; and mercantile business.  He married Hannah Minor in 1842.  The senator died on November 11, 1902; interred at Green Mount Cemetery, Waynesburg., Pennsylvania.