MANN, James



MANN, James, a Representative from Louisiana; born in Gorham, Cumberland County, Maine, June 22, 1822; member of the Maine house of representatives in 1849 and 1850; served in the State senate 1851-1853; treasurer of Cumberland County in 1862 and 1863; customhouse officer in Portland, Maine; during the Civil War served in the Union Army as paymaster with rank of major; Treasury agent for Louisiana in 1867 and 1868 and resided in New Orleans; upon the readmission of the State of Louisiana to representation was elected as a Democrat to the Fortieth Congress and served from July 18, 1868, until his death in New Orleans, La., August 26, 1868; interment in Eastern Cemetery, Gorham, Maine.

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Bibliography / Further Reading

Mann, James Robert. Contested-election case. Aldrich vs. Robbins. Washington: [Government Printing Office], 1900.

------. The Nicaragua Canal and the Hay-Pauncefote treaty. Washington: [Government Printing Office], 1900.

------. Statement of Mr. Mann in the matter of the locomotive boiler inspection bills. [Washington: Government Printing Office, 1911].

------. The war to free Cuba ... Remarks of Hon. James R. Mann of Illinois, in the House of representatives, March 8 and April 28, 1898. Washington: [Government Printing Office], 1898.

United States. 67th Congress, 4th session, 1922-1923. House. James R. Mann. Washington: Government Printing Office,1924.

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