US Con -Humphrey, James Morgan - U.S. Congressman, NY

James Morgan Humphrey:

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Born: September 21, 1819

Birthplace: Holland New York

Father: Arthur Humphrey 1770 – 1853
(Buried: Humphrey Cemetery Holland New York)

Mother: Aletha Morgan 1778 – 1852
(Buried: Humphrey Cemetery Holland New York)

Wife: Adaline W. Bowen 1824 – 1891
(Buried: Forest Lawn Cemetery Buffalo New York)

Children:

Arthur Bowen Humphrey 1847 – 1927​
(Buried: Forest Lawn Cemetery Buffalo New York)​
Carrie Humphrey Birge 1853 – 1932​
(Buried: Forest Lawn Cemetery Buffalo New York)​

Political Party: Democratic Party

Occupation before War:


1847 – 1857: Attorney in East Aurora New York
1857 – 1859: Erie County New York District Attorney
1859 – 1865: Attorney in East Aurora New York

Civil War Career:

1859 – 1865: Attorney in East Aurora New York
1863 – 1864: New York State Senator
1865 – 1869: United States Congressman from New York
1865–1869: Ranking Member House Interstate and Foreign Commerce
1865 – 1867: Member of House Civil Service Committee

Occupation after War:

1865 – 1869: United States Congressman from New York
1865–1869: Ranking Member House Interstate and Foreign Commerce
1865 – 1867: Member of House Civil Service Committee
1867 – 1869: Ranking Member State Department Expenditures
1869 – 1871: Attorney in East Aurora New York
1871 – 1873: Judge of Buffalo New York Superior Court
1873 – 1894: Attorney in Buffalo New York

Died: February 9, 1899

Place of Death: Buffalo New York

Age at time of Death: 79 years old

Burial Place: Forest Lawn Cemetery Buffalo New York

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