James Black (congressman)

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James Black
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 16th district
In office
March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1847
Preceded by John Snyder
Succeeded by Jasper E. Brady
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 13th district
In office
December 5, 1836 – March 3, 1837
Preceded by Jesse Miller
Succeeded by Charles McClure
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
In office
1830-1831
Personal details
Born (1793-03-06)March 6, 1793
Newport, Pennsylvania
Died June 21, 1872(1872-06-21) (aged 79)
Political party Jacksonian Democratic

James Black (March 6, 1793 – June 21, 1872) was a Jacksonian and Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

James Black was born in Newport, Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1830 and 1831.

Black was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Jesse Miller. He served as associate judge of Perry County, Pennsylvania, in 1842 and 1843.

He was again elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth and Twenty-ninth Congresses. After his time in congress, he served as State collector of tolls on the Juniata Canal. He died in New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, in 1872. Interment in New Bloomfield Cemetery.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Jesse Miller
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district

1836–1837
Succeeded by
Charles McClure
Preceded by
John Snyder
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district

1843–1847
Succeeded by
Jasper E. Brady