James Hall Huling

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James Hall Huling was a Republican businessman and politician from West Virginia who served as a United States Representative in the 54th United States Congress. Congressman Huling was born in Williamsport in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania on March 24, 1844. He died April 23, 1918.

He went to school at Lycoming College in Williamsport. He served in the Pennsylvania Cavalry in 1863. He engaged in the lumber business and moved to West Virginia in 1870, he left the lumber business in 1874. He served as mayor of Charleston, West Virginia from 1884 to 1888 but declined a renomination. He won election from West Virginia's 3rd District[1] in 1894 as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1895 – March 4, 1897). He returned to business in Charleston, where he died April 23, 1918. Congressman Huling was buried there in Spring Hill Cemetery.[1]

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 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

  1. ^ a b Lawrence Kestenbaum. "The Political Graveyard". Retrieved 2008-11-23. 


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
John D. Alderson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from West Virginia's 3rd congressional district

1895–1897
Succeeded by
Charles P. Dorr