James Hugh Relfe Edit Profile
He studied medicine and practiced in Caledonia, Missouri.
He received a limited schooling. He served in the Black Hawk War. He was appointed United States marshal for the district of Missouri February 17, 1841.
Relfe was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth and Twenty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1843-March 3, 1847). He continued the practice of medicine in Caledonia, Washington County, Missouri, until his death there September 14, 1863. He was interred in the Methodist Cemetery.
He was appointed a member of the commission to adjust Spanish land claims to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of his brother-in-law, Dr. Lewis F. Linn. He served as member of the State house of representatives 1835-1844.