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  Irvin, James
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NameJames Irvin
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Milesburg, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born February 18, 1800
Died November 28, 1862 (62 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Dec 20, 2014 06:20pm
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InfoIRVIN, James, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Linden Hall, Center County, Pa., February 18, 1800; attended the common schools; became engaged in mercantile pursuits, milling, mining, and manufacturing in Oak Hill, Milesburg, and Bellefonte, Pa.; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-seventh and Twenty-eighth Congresses (March 4, 1841-March 3, 1845); unsuccessful Whig candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania in 1847; United States naval storekeeper at Philadelphia in 1857; died in Hecla, Schuylkill County, Pa., on November 28, 1862; interment in the Union Cemetery, Bellefonte, Pa.

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