1780 - 1860

MONTGOMERY, James, a Representative from Mercer County; born, 1780 in Sadsbury, Lancaster County, Pa.; lieutenant colonel, 134th Regiment, Pennsylvania Militia (1807-1811); captain, 134th Regiment, Pennsylvania Militia (1811-1812, War of 1812); farmer; elected, appraiser, French Creek Township (1806, 1827, 1828); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1809-1810, 1810-1811, 1811-1812 and 1812-1813 terms; elected, overseer, Sandy Creek Township (1816); elected, supervisor, Sandy Creek Township (1817, 1818, 1826); elected, constable, Sandy Creek Township (1824, 1826); master distiller; elected, auditor, Sandy Creek Township (1830); reelected to the House as a Whig for the 1841 term; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House for the 1842 term; died, 1860 in New Vernon Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania; interred, Fairfield Church Cemetery, New Vernon Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania. 

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