02/04/1808 - 04/07/1896

LAWSON, James Barbour, a Representative from Clarion and Forest Counties; born, February 4, 1808 in Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pa.; farmer; engaged, iron business; appointed, associate judge, Clarion County; elected, commissioner, Clarion County; president, Clarion County Democratic Committee (1869); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1872 and 1873 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1874 term; died, April 7, 1896 in Butler County, Pennsylvania; interred, Oak Grove Cemetery, Porter Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania. 

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