WINTERSMITH, James W.

1849c–1885

Biography

WINTERSMITH, James W., a Doorkeeper from Texas; born in Shelbyville, Shelby County, Ky., circa 1849; graduated from Washington College, 1869; camp aide in the Confederate Army; lawyer; newspaper publisher; clerk to the Commerce Committee of the United States House of Representatives; elected Doorkeeper of the U.S. House of Representatives for the Forty-eighth Congress until his death on July 14, 1885, (December 4, 1883–July 14, 1885); died on July 14, 1885, in Louisville, Ky.

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