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  • ID: I530900
  • Name: James Scott NEGLEY
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 26 DEC 1826 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA
  • Event: Military service BET 1846 AND 1848 U.S. Army
  • Event: Military service BET 19 APR 1861 AND JAN 1865 Major General, U.S. Army
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania BET 4 MAR 1869 AND 3 MAR 1875
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania BET 4 MAR 1885 AND 3 MAR 1887
  • Death: 7 AUG 1901 in Plainfield, Somerset Co., NJ
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  • Note:
    NEGLEY, James Scott, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in East Liberty, Allegheny County, Pa., December 22, 1826; attended the village schools and was graduated from the Western University of Pennsylvania at Allegheny in 1846; served in the Mexican War in the Duquesne Grays, First Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers; entered the Union Army as brigadier general April 19, 1861; commanded a division in Patterson's command for three months' service; organized and equipped a brigade of Infantry and Artillery for the West and joined General Sherman in October 1861; promoted to major general; member of the board of managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers 1874-1878 and 1882-1888; elected as a Republican to the Forty-first, Forty- second, and Forty-third Congresses (March 4, 1869-March 3, 1875); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1874 to the Forty-fourth Congress; elected to the Forty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1885-March 3, 1887); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1886 to the Fiftieth Congress; engaged in railroading; died in Plainfield, Union County, N.J. August 7, 1901; interment in Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Jacob NEGLEY b: 28 AUG 1766 in Bucks Co., PA
    Mother: Barbara Anne WINEBIDDLE b: 15 SEP 1778 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
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