James Wilson Edit Profile
He attended the common schools and learned the trade of cabinetmaker.
He engaged in mercantile pursuits and also interested in the real estate business. He was a justice of the peace from 1811 to 1822. Wilson was elected to the Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and Twentieth Congresses.
He was again a justice of the peace from 1830 to 1859. He died in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery.
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