James A. Tawney Edit Profile
Common school education. Learned blacksmithing and machinist trade. Went to Winona, Minnesota, 1877.
Worked at machinist’s trade until January 1881.
Admitted to bar, 1882, and since in practice at Winona.
Member Minnesota Senate, 1890-1892. Member 53d to 61st Congresses (1893-1911), 1st Minnesota District.
Married Emma B. Newell, December 19, 1883.