Member Biography

James A. Caldwell 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1837-1838       6 Democrat
1840       6 Democrat
1839       6 Democrat

COUNTIES: York, Lancaster  


07/26/1796 - 07/29/1845

James A. Caldwell (D6) Lancaster and York Counties 1836-1840

Early Life:

James A. Caldwell, born July 26, 1796, Pennsylvania; son of William Oliver and Alice Cooper Boyd Caldwell; operated, slate quarry, Peach Bottom, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1836-1840; married, Adeline Maxwell Caldwell, children, Harriett Caldwell, Robert M Caldwell, Adeline Kirk; died, July 29, 1845 (aged 48–49) Boyd Cemetery, Peach Bottom, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 6th District, Lancaster and York Counties, 1836-1840.