James Iver McKay

James Iver McKay

Elizabethtown, Bladen County, North Carolina, USA
Death 14 Sep 1853 (aged 61)
Goldsboro, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Elizabethtown, Bladen County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 8047973 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. While as a plantation owner, he studied law, was admitted to the bar and practiced law in Goldsboro, North Carolina. Entering politics, he was appointed U.S. Attorney for the district of North Carolina in 1817 and served in the North Carolina State Senate (1815-1819, 1822, 1826, 1830). In 1831, he was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second Congress and to the next eight Congresses, serving until 1849. After leaving Congress, he returned to his plantation duties until his death.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Iver McKay (17 Jul 1792–14 Sep 1853), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8047973, citing James Iver McKay Cemetery, Elizabethtown, Bladen County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .