James Herbert Sinclair Edit Profile
Brought to the United States at age of 6. Graduate Mayville (North Dakota) Normal School. Student summer, University of Minnesota, and Sprague Corresponding School of Law 2 years.
Superintendent schools, Cooperstown, North Dakota, 1896-1898. Registrar of deeds, Cooperstown, 1899-1905. Engaged in farming and real estate business since 1908.
President and treasurer J. H. Sinclair Company.
Member North Dakota House of Representatives, 1915-1919. Member 66th to 72d Congresses (1919-1933), 3d North Dakota District, and 73d Congress (1933-1935), North Dakota at large. Member Special Mexican Claims Commission, 1935-1938.
Married Laura Retzlaff, February 1, 1898 (died August 11, 1915).; married second, Florence E. Kittel, February 9, 1937. Children: James Henry, Eleanor May, Muriel Jean, Daniel Montgomery.