|Name||James C. Harper|
|Address|| Caldwell County|
Patterson, North Carolina , United States
|| December 06, 1819
|| January 08, 1890
Jul 02, 2005 02:11pm
|Info||HARPER, James Clarence, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Cumberland County, Pa., December 6, 1819; moved with his father to Darke County, Ohio, in 1831; attended the common schools; moved to Lenoir, Caldwell County, N.C., in 1840; land surveyor, civil engineer, and draftsman; laid out the town of Lenoir, N.C., in 1841; engaged in mercantile pursuits and subsequently became interested in the manufacture of cotton and woolen goods; held several local offices; colonel in the State militia; member of the State house of commons in 1865 and 1866. |
U.S. Representative (C-NC) 1871-73.
Engaged in agricultural pursuits and in road building; died near Patterson, Caldwell County, N.C., January 8, 1890; interment in the Cemetery at Harpers Chapel, Patterson, N.C.