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 James Rush Lofland

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James Rush Lofland Famous memorial

Birth
Milford, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Death
10 Feb 1894 (aged 70)
Milford, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Burial
Milford, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID
7537031 View Source

US Congressman. He was appointed as a member of the Delaware State Constitutional Convention in 1853 by Governor William Ross, then was appointed Secretary of State of Delaware by Governor Peter Causey and served from 1855 to 1859. During the Civil War he was commissioned as a Major of Volunteers, and served in the Volunteers Paymaster Department from February 19, 1863 to January 15, 1867, receiving a brevet of Lieutenant Colonel, US Volunteers for his service. In 1872 he was elected to represent Delaware in the United States House of Representatives, and served a single term from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1875.

US Congressman. He was appointed as a member of the Delaware State Constitutional Convention in 1853 by Governor William Ross, then was appointed Secretary of State of Delaware by Governor Peter Causey and served from 1855 to 1859. During the Civil War he was commissioned as a Major of Volunteers, and served in the Volunteers Paymaster Department from February 19, 1863 to January 15, 1867, receiving a brevet of Lieutenant Colonel, US Volunteers for his service. In 1872 he was elected to represent Delaware in the United States House of Representatives, and served a single term from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1875.

Bio by: Russ Pickett


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 4 Jun 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7537031
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7537031/james-rush-lofland: accessed ), memorial page for James Rush Lofland (2 Nov 1823–10 Feb 1894), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7537031, citing Milford Community Cemetery Old, Milford, Kent County, Delaware, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .