James Kerr (Pennsylvania)
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James Kerr Pennsylvania
James Kerr
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Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives

March 4, 1891 - March 3, 1895
Edward McPherson
Alexander McDowell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 28th district

March 4, 1889 - March 3, 1891
None
George Frederic Kribbs
Member of the Pennsylvania Senate

1869-1871
Personal details
Born(1851-10-02)October 2, 1851
Reedsville, Pennsylvania
DiedOctober 31, 1908(1908-10-31) (aged 57)
New York City, New York
Political partyDemocratic

James Kerr (October 2, 1851 - October 31, 1908) was a member of the United States House of Representatives and later the Clerk of the United States House of Representatives.

Biography

Kerr was born in Reedsville, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, October 2, 1851; resided in Blair County until 1864; moved to Clearfield in 1867; pursued an academic course. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1869 to 1871.[1] He was also a justice of the peace in 1878; prothonotary for Clearfield County in 1880 and 1883; engaged in the coal and lumber business; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-first Congress (March 4, 1889 - March 3, 1891); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1890; during the Fifty-second and Fifty-third Congresses was appointed Clerk of the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1891 to March 3, 1895; resumed business interests; died in New York City October 31, 1908; interment in Hillcrest Cemetery, Clearfield, Pennsylvania.

References

  1. ^ Cox, Harold. "Senate Members K". Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.

U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
None
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 28th congressional district

March 4, 1889 - March 3, 1891
Succeeded by
George F. Kribbs
Government offices
Preceded by
Edward McPherson
Clerk of the United States House of Representatives
March 4, 1891 - March 3, 1895
Succeeded by
Alexander McDowell




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