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James Phelps

James Phelps, American congressman, lawyer. member Connecticut House of Representatives, 1853-1854, 56, Connecticut Senate, 1858-1859; member United States House of Representatives (Democrat) from Connecticut, 44th-47th congresses, 1875-1883.

Background

  • Phelps, James was born on January 12, 1822 in Colebrook, Connecticut, United States. Son of Lancelot Phelps.

  • Education

    • Attended Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, also law department Yale.

    Career

    • Engaged in banking; delegate to various state convs</td><tr><td class="label_burgverd11px"><b>Death</b></td></tr><tr><td> Died Essex, Conn.

    Membership

    Member Connecticut House of Representatives, 1853-1854, 56, Connecticut Senate, 1858-1859. Member United States House of Representatives (Democrat) from Connecticut, 44th-47th congresses, 1875-1883.

    Connections

    • father: Lancelot Phelps. Phelps
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    Died January 15, 1900
    (aged 78)
    Nationality