Sessions Office Position District Party
1865 Representative Republican
1866 Representative Republican
Counties Indiana, Westmoreland


03/10/1822 - 04/29/1890

McAFEE, James Ross, a Representative from Indiana and Westmoreland Counties; born, March 10, 1822 in Indiana Township, Allegheny County, Pa.; attended, Greensburg Academy; studied law, General Richard Coulter and Judge James A. Hunter; teacher (1840-1850); merchant (1850-1857); postmaster, United States Postal Service, New Derry, Westmoreland County (1852-1854); elected, superintendent, Westmoreland County schools (1857-1860); assistant assessor, 21st District of Pennsylvania (1862-1864); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1865 and 1866 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1867 term; lawyer (1866-1883); assistant clerk, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1867); assistant clerk, Pennsylvania State Senate (1868-1874); elected, delegate, Republican National Convention (1868); secretary, Republican State Central Committee of Pennsylvania (1868); owner and editor, The Greensburg Tribune (1870-1872); co-owner, publisher and editor, Tribune-Herald (1872-1876); appointed, Deputy Secretary of the Commonwealth (1879-1883); died, April 29, 1890 in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania; interred, Saint Clair Cemetery, Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

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