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James Xavier McLanahan

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James Xavier McLanahan Famous memorial

Birth
Greencastle, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
16 Dec 1861 (aged 52)
New York, New York County, New York, USA
Burial
Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA GPS-Latitude: 40.8906667, Longitude: -73.8689194
Plot
Beech Plot, Section 46/47
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U.S. Congressman. Born the grandson of U.S. Senator Andrew Gregg, he graduated from Dickinson College in 1827, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1837 and commenced to practice law in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Entering politics, he was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate (1842-44). In 1849, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-first and Thirty-second Congresses, serving until 1853. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law until his death.
U.S. Congressman. Born the grandson of U.S. Senator Andrew Gregg, he graduated from Dickinson College in 1827, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1837 and commenced to practice law in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Entering politics, he was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate (1842-44). In 1849, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-first and Thirty-second Congresses, serving until 1853. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: Aug 18, 2003
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7774618/james_xavier-mclanahan: accessed ), memorial page for James Xavier McLanahan (17 May 1809–16 Dec 1861), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7774618, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.