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James Armstrong

Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: May 6, 1828 (79)
Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States
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Son of Brig. General John Armstrong, Sr. (Continental Army) and Rebecca Armstrong
Brother of Elizabeth Rebecca Brandon; Rebecca Turner; Robert Fell Armstrong; John Armstrong, Jr., 7th Secretary of War, U.S. Senator; Alice Armstrong and 1 other

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James Armstrong (August 29, 1748 – May 6, 1828) was an American physician and politician.

He was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, the son of Brigadier General John Armstrong and the brother of John Armstrong, Jr., who became the U.S. Secretary of War. He served as a medical officer during the American Revolutionary War, and is sometimes confused with several other James Armstrongs in the war. He represented Pennsylvania in the United States House of Representatives from 1793 until 1795.

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August 29, 1748
Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
May 6, 1828
Age 79
Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States