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  Graham, James
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NameJames Graham
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Rutherfordton, North Carolina , United States
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Born January 07, 1793
DiedSeptember 25, 1851 (58 years)
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Dec 28, 2006 05:54pm
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InfoGRAHAM, James, (brother of William Alexander Graham), a Representative from North Carolina; born in Lincoln County, N.C., January 7, 1793; pursued classical studies and was graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1814; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1818 and commenced practice in Rutherford County; member of the State house of representatives in 1822, 1823, 1824, 1828, and 1829

U.S. Representative (NR, W-NC) 1833-1836 (seat was declared vacant on 3/29/1836 due to contested election); 12/5/1836-1843 (chairman, Committee on Public Expenditures, 27th Congress; 1845-1847

Engaged in agricultural pursuits near Rutherfordton, Rutherford County, N.C., where he died September 25, 1851.

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FAMILY
Father Joseph Graham 1759-1836
Brother William A. Graham 1804-1875
Nephew John W. Graham 1838-1928
Nephew Augustus W. Graham 1849-1936

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  08/07/1845 NC - District 01 Won 51.60% (+3.21%)
  08/03/1843 NC - District 01 Lost 43.04% (-13.92%)
  05/13/1841 NC District 12 Won 61.84% (+23.68%)
  08/08/1839 NC District 12 Won 82.80% (+73.83%)
  08/10/1837 NC District 12 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/04/1836 NC District 12 - Special Election Won 60.13% (+20.26%)
  08/13/1835 NC District 12 Won 48.55% (+0.09%)
  08/08/1833 NC District 12 Won 41.64% (+11.07%)
  08/11/1825 NC District 12 Lost 32.21% (-3.01%)
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