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James Pollock
Birth: Sep. 11, 1810
Milton
Northumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 19, 1890
Lock Haven
Clinton County
Pennsylvania, USA

13th Governor of Pennsylvania, 1855-58; US Congressman. While in Congress, he urged the support of the transcontinental railroad and, as a friend of Samuel F.B. Morse, the construction of a telegraph line. The legislative act that would lead to the creation of the Pennsylvania State University was passed under his tenure. President Lincoln appointed him director of the Philadelphia Mint in 1861 and he served in the position until 1873. From 1873 to 1879 he was elevated to superintendent of the Mint after it became part of the Treasury Department. It was under his suggestion while leading the Mint that the motto "In God We Trust" was first placed on American coinage. (bio by: daytonflyers (inactive)) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Pollock (1769 - 1817)
  Sarah Wilson Pollock (1771 - 1865)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Ann Hepburn Pollock (1817 - 1886)*
 
 Children:
  Samuel Hepburn Pollock (1838 - 1865)*
  Emily Clara Pollock (1845 - 1846)*
  James Crawford Pollock (1847 - 1908)*
  Emma Pollock Corss (1853 - 1933)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Pollock Dougal (1799 - 1874)*
  Fleming Wilson Pollock (1800 - 1879)*
  William Pollock (1804 - 1806)*
  Margaret Pollock McCleery (1806 - 1842)*
  Samuel Pollock (1808 - 1887)*
  James Pollock (1810 - 1890)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Milton Cemetery
Milton
Northumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Originally Created by: daytonflyers (inactive)
Record added: Mar 13, 2005
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James Pollock
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James Pollock
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James Pollock
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- Donna Lee Wall
 Added: Sep. 10, 2012
Perhaps we will meet in Heaven dearest Uncle. May you rest in peace. It took me a long time to find you, but I am proud to have done so. We are related through your marriage. My mother was your grand niece. Not sure what that makes me.
- Susan Kolbo
 Added: Jun. 13, 2012

- Broken~★~Heart
 Added: Jul. 20, 2011
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