11/15/1819 - 09/24/1882

DEEGAN, James, a Representative from Sullivan, Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties; born, November 15, 1819 in Ireland; colonel, Pennsylvania Militia; captain, Company C, 107th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1862-1863, Civil War); farmer; postmaster, United States Postal Service, Dushore, Pa. (1853); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1854 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1855 term; elected, associate judge, Sullivan County (1861-1870); elected, delegate, Democratic National Convention (1872); elected, sheriff, Sullivan County (1880-1882); appointed, justice of the peace (1880-1882); died, September 24, 1882 in Hughesville, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania; interred, Saint Basils Cemetery, Dushore, Sullivan County, Pennsylvania.

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