James Austin Connolly Edit Profile
Admitted to bar, 1861. Private to major and bvtd. lieutenant colonel, 123d Illinois Volumes, 1862-1865. Member Illinois House of Representatives, 1873-1875.
United State Attorneys, Southern District, Illinois, 1876-1885, 1889-1893. Appointed solicitor of the treasury by President Arthur, and confirmed by Senate, but declined. Member 54th and 55th Congresses (1895-1899), 17th Illinois District.
Member Illinois Ho; member 54th and 55th Congresses (1895-1899), 17th Illinois Dist.
Married Mary Dunn, February 9, 1862.