James B. REYNOLDS, Congress, TN (1779-1851)


REYNOLDS, James B., a Representative from Tennessee; born in County Antrim, Ireland, in 1779; attended the common schools; immigrated to the United States and settled in Clarksville, Tenn.; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1804 and practiced; elected as a Republican to the Fourteenth Congress (March 4, 1815-March 3, 1817); elected as a Jackson Republican to the Eighteenth Congress (March 4, 1823-March 3, 1825); resumed the practice of law; died in Clarksville, Tenn., June 10, 1851; interment in the City Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present