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James Hay, American judge. member Virginia House of Delegates, 1885-1891, Senate, 1893; member Democratic State Committee, 4 years; member 55th to 64th Congresses (1897-1917), 7th Virginia District.

Background

Hay, James was born on January 9, 1856 in Milwood, Virginia, United States. Son of William and Emily (Lewis) Hay.

Education

Educated private schools in Maryland. and Virginia and University of Pennsylvania. B.L., Washington and Lee University, 1877.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1877. In practice at Madison, Virginia, 1879-1916. Commonwealth’s attorney, 1883-1896.

Member Virginia House of Delegates, 1885-1891, Senate, 1893. Member Democratic State Committee, 4 years. Member 55th to 64th Congresses (1897-1917), 7th Virginia District.

Resigned from 64th Congress upon appointment as judge Court of Claims of the United States, July 15, 1916, resigned, December, 1927. Home: Madison, Va.

Membership

Member Virginia House of Delegates, 1885-1891, Senate, 1893. Member Democratic State Committee, 4 years. Member 55th to 64th Congresses (1897-1917), 7th Virginia District.

Connections

Married Constance Tatum, October 1, 1878.; married second, Frances B. Gordon, June 9, 1891.; married 3d, Eloise M. Cave, June 14, 1921.

Children: James, William.

father:
William Hay

mother:
Emily (Lewis) Hay

spouses:
Constance Tatum

Frances B. Gordon

Eloise M. Cave

children:
James Hay

William Hay