James Armstrong (Pennsylvania)

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James Armstrong
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's At-large district
In office
March 4, 1793 – March 3, 1795
Personal details
Born (1748-08-29)August 29, 1748
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Died May 6, 1828(1828-05-06) (aged 79)
Political party Pro-Administration

James Armstrong (August 29, 1748 – May 6, 1828) was an American physician and politician.

Armstrong was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, the son of Brigadier General John Armstrong and the brother of John Armstrong, Jr., who became the U.S. Secretary of War. He served as a medical officer during the American Revolutionary War, and is sometimes confused with several other James Armstrongs in the war. He represented Pennsylvania in the United States House of Representatives from 1793 until 1795.

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