James Mann (1822–1868)
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James Mann (June 22, 1822, Gorham, Maine – August 26, 1868, New Orleans, Louisiana) was an American politician. He served in the Maine legislature and was elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives from Louisiana's 2nd congressional district but died just five weeks into his term.
Mann was a member of the Maine House of Representatives (1849–50) and Maine Senate (1851–53). He was a major in the Union Army during the American Civil War, serving as a paymaster. After the war, he remained in New Orleans as a Treasury agent. He was elected as part of Louisiana's next congressional delegation after the state was readmitted to representation; he took his seat on July 18, 1868, and died on August 26, 1868.
See also John Willis Menard.
- United States Congress. "James Mann (id: M000103)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- "Funeral of the Hon. James Mann in New-Orleans", New York Times, August 28, 1868 (subscription required)
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from Louisiana's 2nd congressional district
July 18, 1868 – August 26, 1868
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