HEATH, James P. (1777-1854)

Jacksonian of Maryland

4th congressional district

Served in House 1833-1835

Biography

HEATH, James P., Representative from Maryland; born in Delaware, December 21, 1777; completed preparatory studies; served in the Regular Army as lieutenant of Engineers 1799-1802; register in chancery in Annapolis, Md.; served throughout the War of 1812 as aide-de-camp to General Winder; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third Congress (March 4, 1833-March 3, 1835); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1834 to the Twenty-fourth Congress; died in Georgetown, D.C., June 12, 1854; interment in Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
Courtesy of Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

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