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James Mclachlan

congressman

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.

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