James Pindall

James Pindall
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1817  July 26, 1820
Preceded by John G. Jackson
Succeeded by Edward B. Jackson
Member of the Virginia Senate from Monongalia, Ohio, Harrison, Wood, Brooke and Randolph Counties
In office
Preceded by Philip Doddridge (1807)
Succeeded by Noah Zane
Personal details
Born ca. 1783
Monongalia County, Virginia
Died November 22, 1825
Clarksburg, Virginia
Resting place Clarksburg, West Virginia
Political party Federalist
Profession lawyer
Military service
Service/branch Virginia Militia
Rank Colonel

James Pindall (ca. 1783 November 22, 1825) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia.

Born in Monongalia County, Virginia (now West Virginia), Pindall attended the common schools. After studying law, he was admitted to the bar in 1803 and practiced in Morgantown. Later, he moved to Clarksburg and continued the practice of his profession. Over his lifetime, he held various official positions including serving in the State senate 1808-1812, being a colonel of militia, as well as, being elected as a Federalist to the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Congresses and served from March 4, 1817, until his resignation on July 26, 1820. He died in Clarksburg, Virginia (now West Virginia), November 22, 1825 and was interred in what was known as the Daniel Davisson burial ground in Clarksburg, West Virginia.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
John G. Jackson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 1st congressional district

Succeeded by
Edward B. Jackson
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