James PINDALL, Congress, VA (17831825)


PINDALL, James, a Representative from Virginia; born in Monongalia County, Va. (now West Virginia), about 1783; attended the common schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1803 and practiced in Morgantown; moved to Clarksburg and continued the practice of his profession; held various local offices; served in the State senate 1808-1812; was colonel of militia; elected as a Federalist to the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Congresses and served from March 4, 1817, until his resignation on July 26, 1820; died in Clarksburg, Harrison County, Va. (now West Virginia), November 22, 1825; interment in what was known as the Daniel Davisson burial ground in Clarksburg, W.Va.

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