James Ernest Wharton

James Ernest Wharton

Birth
Binghamton, Broome County, New York, USA
Death 19 Jan 1990 (aged 90)
Summit, Schoharie County, New York, USA
Burial Cobleskill, Schoharie County, New York, USA
Plot Turk
Memorial ID 23826483 · View Source
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James Ernest Wharton (October 4, 1899 - January 19, 1990) was a Republican member of the United States of America House of Representatives from New York State.

Wharton was born in Binghamton, New York. He graduated from with honors from Union College and Albany Law School . He served in the United States Army during World War I. He worked for Travelers Insurance from 1920 until 1929. He was elected district attorney of Schoharie County, New York.He served from 1932 until 1941.He was also was Schoharie county judge from 1941 until 1951. He was elected to U S Congress in 1950 and served from January 3, 1951 until January 3, 1965. He lost a re-election bid in 1964 to Democrat Joseph Y. Resnick. He died in 1990 in Summit,Schoharie County New York.Buried in the Turk plot of the Cobleskill Rural Cemetary.


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  • Created by: Richard Frank
  • Added: 7 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23826483
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Ernest Wharton (23 Mar 1899–19 Jan 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23826483, citing Cobleskill Rural Cemetery, Cobleskill, Schoharie County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Richard Frank (contributor 46958902) .