James M. Wallace
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Wallace was born in Hanover Township, Pennsylvania. He pursued preparatory studies in Philadelphia, and participated in the American Revolutionary War as a member of Capt. James Roger's, Col. Timothy Green's, and Capt. William Brown’s companies, and at the close of the war was major of a battalion of Associators.
He commanded a company of rangers in defense of the frontier in 1779. He became major of the Dauphin County Militia in 1796. He was one of the commissioners of the county from 1799 to 1801, and a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1806-10.
- United States Congress. "James M. Wallace (id: W000078)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- The Political Graveyard
|U.S. House of Representatives|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district
1815–1819 alongside: John Whiteside
1819–1821 alongside: Jacob Hibshman
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