05/21/1834 - 02/01/1911

KIMMETT, James, a Representative from Lehigh County; born, March 21, 1834 in Londonderry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland; laborer; boatman, Lehigh Coal & Navigation Company; woodworker; hotel proprietor; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1873, 1874 and 1875; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1876); proprietor, Ivy Leaf Saloon; unsuccessful campaign, prothonotary, Hanover (1881); unsuccessful campaign, assessor, Allentown (1902); died, February 1, 1911 in Siegfried, Northampton County, Pennsylvania; interred, Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery, Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.

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