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James Albert English

Member From: 1865 - 1867

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  • Birth Date: October 8, 1816 Birth Place:Warrenton, Fauquier County, Virginia
  • Death Date: July 26, 1868
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Maria Seabury Baldwin
  • Children: Elizabeth Matilda [McVeigh]; Emily Howe; Janet Baldwin [Kelley]; Mary Inez [Baker]; Horace Lycurgus; Charles Albert; William H.; Edwin; Florence Seabury [Coleman]
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  • Military Service: Captain, Warrenton Guards (militia) before 1848
  • Occupation/Profession: Hardware Merchant; Alexandria City Auditor
  • Additional Info: Whig, later Know-Nothing, later Constitutional Unionist, elected in May 1865 to the House (just after the end of the war and the end of the Federal occupation of Alexandria) by the People’s Ticket that supported men who were natives of Virginia, older residents, and conservative in their views. Two years later the U.S. Military took over control of Alexandria again during Reconstruction.
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1865-1867 Alexandria Labor and the Poor (1866-1867)
Manufactures and Mechanic Arts (1866-1867)
Roads and Internal Navigation
Trade and the Mechanic Arts (1865-1866)

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