09/23/1823 - 02/28/1907

FREEBORN, James, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, September 23, 1823 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; graduated, Southwest Grammar School; sergeant, Company H, 192nd Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1865, Civil War); grocer’s clerk; messenger, commissioners, Philadelphia County (1848-1850); census enumerator, Philadelphia (1850); clerk, Tax Office, Philadelphia (1854-1856, 1858); doorkeeper, Pennsylvania State Senate (1857); deputy sheriff, Philadelphia County (1860-1864); elected, board of education, Philadelphia (1862-1890); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican for the 1865, 1866 and 1867 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1868 term; superintendent, box division, United States Postal Service, Philadelphia (1867-1893); died, February 28, 1907 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

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