02/01/1814 - 02/08/1893

NEILL, James, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, February 1, 1814 in Belfast, Ireland; attended, Mann’s Classical Institute, Philadelphia; ordained, minister (1835-1893); coal operator (1847-1878); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1878; reelected to the House in 1880 and 1882; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1884); died, February 8, 1893 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

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