REID, James Randolph, (1750 - 1789)


REID, James Randolph, a Delegate from Pennsylvania; born in Hamiltonban Township, York (now Adams) County, Pa., August 11, 1750; graduated from Princeton University with a bachelor of arts degree; served in the Revolutionary Army as a lieutenant and later was promoted to major in “Congress’ Own” Regiment; received a land grant for services during the Revolution; Member of the Continental Congress 1787-1789; died in Middlesex, Cumberland County, Pa., January 25, 1789.