James Pike

James Pike

Birth
Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 26 Jul 1895 (aged 76)
Newfields, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Newfields, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 7188036 · View Source
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US Congressman. He studied theology at the Wesleyan University, Connecticut, (1837-39) served as a minister, (1841-54) and moved to Pembroke, New Hampshire, in 1854. In 1855, he was elected as an American Party candidate to the Thirty-fourth Congress and Thirty-fifth Congress, serving until 1859. During the Civil War, he served as Colonel in command of the 16th Regiment, New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, Union Army. After the war, he resumed being a minister and became presiding elder of the Dover, New Hampshire, until he retired in 1886.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 15 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7188036
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Pike (10 Nov 1818–26 Jul 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7188036, citing Locust Grove Cemetery, Newfields, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .