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 Francis James

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Francis James Famous memorial

Birth
Thornbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
4 Jan 1886 (aged 86)
West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
West Goshen Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot
Section F, Lot 1
Memorial ID
6860393 View Source

U.S. Congressman. He attended the Gauses' Academy, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1825 and commenced to practice law in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Entering politics, he was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate (1834-36), elected as an Anti-Masonic candidate to the Twenty-sixth Congress and reelected as a Whig to the Twenty-seventh Congress, serving (1839-43). After leaving office, he was West Chester Chief Burgess, in 1850 and practiced law until his death.

U.S. Congressman. He attended the Gauses' Academy, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1825 and commenced to practice law in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Entering politics, he was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate (1834-36), elected as an Anti-Masonic candidate to the Twenty-sixth Congress and reelected as a Whig to the Twenty-seventh Congress, serving (1839-43). After leaving office, he was West Chester Chief Burgess, in 1850 and practiced law until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 18 Oct 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 6860393
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6860393/francis-james: accessed ), memorial page for Francis James (4 Apr 1799–4 Jan 1886), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6860393, citing Oaklands Cemetery, West Goshen Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .