07/08/1851 - 02/01/1923

SHUMAKER, James Madison, a Representative from Cambria County; born in Fairfield County, Oh., July 8, 1851; foreman, spinning room, Morrell & Co. Woolen Mill (8 years); store owner; elected, sheriff, Cambria County (1891); president, Dollar Deposit Bank, Johnstown; director, Johnstown Trust Company; trustee, Johnstown Savings Bank; trustee, Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital; president, Consumers’ Ice Company; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1900; not a candidate for reelection to the House in the 1902 General election; gubernatorial appointee, state superintendent, public grounds and buildings (1903-1907); died, February 1, 1923 in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania; interred, Grandview Cemetery, Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania.

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