Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1883-1884 Representative Republican
Counties Bradford

Biography

12/16/1837 - 10/02/1911


COBURN, James Parley, a Representative from Bradford County; born, December 16, 1837 in Warren Township, Bradford County, Pa.; educated, Susquehanna Collegiate Institute (now Susquehanna University); corporal, Company B, 141st Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1862-1865, Civil War); farmer; teacher; justice of the peace, Warren Township (1866-1869); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1882; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1884); engaged, mercantile business; librarian; postmaster, United States Postal Service, Orwell (1897-1904); died, October 2, 1911 in Orwell, Bradford County, Pennsylvania; interred, Orwell Hill Cemetery, Orwell, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.


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