James S. Mitchell

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James S. Mitchell (1784–1844) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Mitchell was born near Rossville, Pennsylvania, in 1784. He was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1812 to 1814.

Mitchell was elected as a Republican to the Seventeenth Congress, reelected as a Jackson Republican to the Eighteenth Congress, and elected as a Jacksonian to the Nineteenth Congress. He moved to Jefferson County, Ohio, in 1827, and later to Belleville, Illinois, where he died in 1844. Interment at Dillsburg, Pennsylvania.


  • United States Congress. "James S. Mitchell (id: M000816)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Jacob Hostetter
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district

Succeeded by
James Buchanan
Samuel Edwards
Isaac Wayne
Preceded by
George Denison
Thomas Murray, Jr.
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district

Succeeded by
Adam King