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James Armstrong

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Brig. General John Armstrong, Sr. (Continental Army) and Rebecca Lyon Armstrong
Brother of John Armstrong, Jr., 7th Secretary of War, U.S. Senator; Alice Armstrong; Margaret Armstrong; Rebecca Armstrong; James Armstrong and 1 other
Half brother of Rebecca Turner

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About James Armstrong

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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James Armstrong's Timeline

August 29, 1748
May 6, 1828
Age 79