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James Anthony Hughes

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James Anthony Hughes, Canadian congressman. Member Kentucky House of Representatives, 1887-1888; member West Virginia Senate, 1894-1898; member 57th Congress (1901-1903), 4th West Virginia District, and 58th to 63d Congresses (1903-1915), 5th District, also 70th Congress (1927-1929), same district.

Background

Hughes, James Anthony was born on February 27, 1861 in Ontario, Canada. Son of James W. and Ellen (McNulty) Hughes.

Education

Educated Corunna, Canada. Removed to Ashland, Kentucky, 1873, to Hunting, West Virginia, 1890.

Career

Engaged in lumber business, since 1890.

Membership

Member Kentucky House of Representatives, 1887-1888. Member West Virginia Senate, 1894-1898. Member 57th Congress (1901-1903), 4th West Virginia District, and 58th to 63d Congresses (1903-1915), 5th District, also 70th Congress (1927-1929), same district.

Connections

Married Belle Vinson, December 28, 1885. Children: Mary Eloise, Tudelle.

father:
James W. Hughes

mother:
Ellen (McNulty) Hughes

spouse:
Belle Vinson

children:
Mary Eloise Hughes

Tudelle Hughes