Rutherfordton, North Carolina , United States
|| January 07, 1793
|Died||September 25, 1851
Dec 28, 2006 05:54pm
|Info||GRAHAM, 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.