James Reynolds Edit Profile
He attended the common schools and immigrated to the United States in 1798. In 1804 he settled in Clarksville, Tennessee and studied law.
He was admitted to bar the same year. Reynolds was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Fourteenth Congress, which lasted from March 4, 1815 to March 3, 1817. He was also elected to the Eighteenth Congress, which lasted from March 4, 1823 to March 3, 1825.
He resumed the practice of law after each office. In 1835, Reynolds was a shareholder when The Branch Bank of Planters Bank, headquartered in Nashville, opened in Clarksville, Tennessee. Reynolds died in Clarksville on June 10, 1851 at about age 71 years.
He is interred at the Riverside Cemetery in Clarksville, Tennessee, alongside family members Joseph Reynolds and Bridget McCue.