MANN, James, (1822 - 1868)

MANN, James, a Representative from Louisiana; born in Gorham, Cumberland County, Maine, June 22, 1822; member of the Maine house of representatives in 1849 and 1850; served in the State senate 1851-1853; treasurer of Cumberland County in 1862 and 1863; customhouse officer in Portland, Maine; during the Civil War served in the Union Army as paymaster with rank of major; Treasury agent for Louisiana in 1867 and 1868 and resided in New Orleans; upon the readmission of the State of Louisiana to representation was elected as a Democrat to the Fortieth Congress and served from July 18, 1868, until his death in New Orleans, La., August 26, 1868; interment in Eastern Cemetery, Gorham, Maine.