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  Harper, James C.
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AffiliationConservative   
NameJames C. Harper
Address Caldwell County
Patterson, North Carolina , United States
EmailNone
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Born December 06, 1819
Died January 08, 1890 (70 years)
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Jul 02, 2005 02:11pm
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InfoHARPER, 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.

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