02/02/1790 - 04/13/1864

RENSHAW, James, a Representative from Adams County; born, February 2, 1790 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; sergeant, One Hundred and Thirteenth Regiment, Pennsylvania Militia (1814, War of 1812); coppersmith; engaged, merchandising; elected as an Anti-Mason to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1832-1833 term; elected, commissioner, Adams County (1837); tax collector, Germany Township; died, April 13, 1864 in Littlestown, Adams County, Pennsylvania; interred, Christ United Church of Christ Cemetery, Union Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania. 


Archival Collections

(part of) Shriver Collection (MS 0750), H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Center for History and Culture, Baltimore, Md.

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