04/04/1830 - 07/13/1895

McMILLAN, James Law, a Representative from Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties; born, April 4, 1830 in Wanlockhead, Dumfrieshire (now Dumfries and Galloway), Scotland; miner; proprietor, general mercantile store (1857-1888); elected, council, Pittston; elected, council, West Pittston; vice president, Miners’ Savings Bank; elected, burgess, Pittston (1874); treasurer, Pittston Gas Light Company; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1882; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1884); co-owner, James McMillan & Co.; president, New York and Pittston Coal Company; director, Water Street Bridge Company; died, July 13, 1895 in West Pittston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; interred, Pittston City Cemetery, Pittston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

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