STRAWBRIDGE, James Dale, (1824 - 1890)


STRAWBRIDGE, James Dale, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Liberty Township, Montour County, Pa., April 7, 1824; attended the common schools; was graduated from Princeton College in 1844 and from the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia in 1847; engaged in the practice of medicine at Danville, Pa.; during the Civil War entered the Army as a brigade surgeon of Volunteers and served throughout the war; resumed the practice of medicine at Danville; elected as a Republican to the Forty-third Congress (March 4, 1873-March 3, 1875); again engaged in the practice of his profession; died in Danville, Pa., July 19, 1890; interment in Fairview Cemetery.