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James Mclachlan

James Mclachlan, British congressman. member 54th (1895-1897) and 57th (1901-1903) Congresses, 6th California District, and 58th to 61st Congresses (1903-1911), 7th District; Member National Monetary Commission, 1910-1911.

Background

  • Mclachlan, James was born in August 1852 in Argyllshire, Scotland. Son of James and Jean (McKellar) M.

  • Education

    • Came to the United States, 1855. Bachelor of Arts, Hamilton College, 1878.

    Career

    • Admitted to bar, 1880. Practiced at Ithaca, New York, 1881-1888, Pasadena, California, since 1888. School commissioner, Tompkins County, New York, 1877.

      District attorney Los Angeles Company, California, 1890. Member 54th (1895-1897) and 57th (1901-1903) Congresses, 6th California District, and 58th to 61st Congresses (1903-1911), 7th District.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member 54th (1895-1897) and 57th (1901-1903) Congresses, 6th California District, and 58th to 61st Congresses (1903-1911), 7th District. Member National Monetary Commission, 1910-1911.

    Connections

    • Married Minnie J. Jones, December 26, 1887.; married second, Nellye Orletta Becker, September 1, 1931. Children: Mistress.
    • father: James M.
    • mother: Jean (McKellar) M.
    • spouses: Minnie J. Jones
    • Nellye Orletta Becker
    • child: Mrs Mclachlan
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    Born August, 1852
    Died November 21, 1940
    (aged 88)
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