HATHAWAY, James W.

1844–1904

Biography

a Postmaster from Montana; born in Monroe County, Ohio, September 25, 1844; United States Army, circa 1861–1863; miner; assessor of internal revenue, Montana Territory, circa 1883; law enforcement officer, Lewis & Clark County, Montana Territory, 1885–1887; sheriff, Lewis & Clark County, Montana Territory, 1887–1889; secretary, Montana state Republican committee, circa 1890; elected Postmaster of the United States House of Representatives for the Fifty-first Congress (December 10, 1890–December 9, 1891); assessor of internal revenue, Montana, 1898–1904; died on August 30, 1904, in Helena, Mont.; interment in Benton Avenue Cemetery, Helena, Mont.

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