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James Monroe Pendleton

  • Birth 10 Jan 1822 North Stonington, New London County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 16 Feb 1889 Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Burial Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Memorial ID 7668238

US Congressman. He engaged in mercantile pursuits, the insurance business, banking, served in the Rhode Island State Senate (1862-65) and was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1868. In 1871, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-second and Forty-third Congresses, serving until 1875. An unsuccessful for reelection, he was a member of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives (1879-84) and as chairman of the Rhode Island State board of charities and corrections, from 1884 until his death at age 67.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Added: 9 Jul 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7668238
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Monroe Pendleton (10 Jan 1822–16 Feb 1889), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7668238, citing River Bend Cemetery, Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .