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James Anthony Hughes

James Anthony Hughes, Canadian congressman. Member Kentucky House of Representatives, 1887-1888; member West Virginia Senate, 1894-1898; member 57th Congress (1901-1903), 4th West Virginia District, and 58th to 63d Congresses (1903-1915), 5th District, also 70th Congress (1927-1929), same district.

Background

  • Hughes, James Anthony was born on February 27, 1861 in Ontario, Canada. Son of James W. and Ellen (McNulty) Hughes.

  • Education

    • Educated Corunna, Canada. Removed to Ashland, Kentucky, 1873, to Hunting, West Virginia, 1890.

    Career

    • Engaged in lumber business, since 1890.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Kentucky House of Representatives, 1887-1888. Member West Virginia Senate, 1894-1898. Member 57th Congress (1901-1903), 4th West Virginia District, and 58th to 63d Congresses (1903-1915), 5th District, also 70th Congress (1927-1929), same district.

    Connections

    • Married Belle Vinson, December 28, 1885. Children: Mary Eloise, Tudelle.
    • father: James W. Hughes
    • mother: Ellen (McNulty) Hughes
    • spouse: Belle Vinson
    • children: Mary Eloise Hughes
    • Tudelle Hughes
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    Born February 27, 1861
    Died March 2, 1930
    (aged 69)
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