James Joyce (congressman)
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 15th district
March 4, 1909 – March 3, 1911
|Preceded by||Beman Gates Dawes|
|Succeeded by||George White|
|Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the Guernsey County district
January 6, 1896 – December 31, 1899
|Preceded by||Nathan H. Barber|
|Succeeded by||William L. Simpson|
July 2, 1870|
|Died||March 25, 1931
|Resting place||Northwood Cemetery|
|Alma mater||Cincinnati Law School|
Born in Cumberland, Ohio, Joyce attended the common schools. He taught school in Cumberland and Pleasant City, Ohio, and also studied law. He entered the Cincinnati Law School in 1891 and was graduated in 1892. He was admitted to the bar at Columbus, Ohio, on March 3, 1892. Superintendent of the Senecaville (Ohio) High School 1893–1895. Began the active practice of law in Cambridge, Ohio, in 1895. He served as member of the State house of representatives 1896–1900. He served as delegate to the 1904 Republican National Convention.
Joyce was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-first Congress (March 4, 1909 – March 4, 1911). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1910 to the Sixty-second Congress. He resumed the practice of law in Cambridge, Ohio. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election as associate justice of the Ohio Supreme Court in 1916. He died in Cambridge, Ohio, March 25, 1931. He was interred in the mausoleum in Northwood Cemetery.
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