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 James Kerr

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James Kerr Famous memorial

Birth
Reedsville, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
31 Oct 1908 (aged 57)
New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York, USA
Burial
Clearfield, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID
6860558 View Source

U.S. Congressman. He engaged in the coal and lumber business, was justice of the peace for Clearfield, Pennsylvania, in 1878 and prothonotary for Clearfield County (1880-83). In 1889, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-first Congress, serving until 1891. An unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination, he was elected Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives for the Fifty-second Congress and Fifty-third Congress, serving (1891-95). After leaving his post as clerk, he resumed his previous business interests until his death.

U.S. Congressman. He engaged in the coal and lumber business, was justice of the peace for Clearfield, Pennsylvania, in 1878 and prothonotary for Clearfield County (1880-83). In 1889, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-first Congress, serving until 1891. An unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination, he was elected Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives for the Fifty-second Congress and Fifty-third Congress, serving (1891-95). After leaving his post as clerk, he resumed his previous business interests 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: 6860558
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6860558/james-kerr: accessed ), memorial page for James Kerr (2 Oct 1851–31 Oct 1908), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6860558, citing Hillcrest Cemetery, Clearfield, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .