Member Biography

James Carothers 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1851       22 Whig
1852       22 Whig
1853       22 Whig

COUNTIES: Allegheny  


1797 - 04/14/1867

Doctor James Carothers (Whig22) Allegheny County 1851-1853

Early Life:

Doctor James Carothers, born 1797, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, son of Charles and Margaret McDade Carothers; first resident physician, Wilkinsburg, practiced until 1850; elected, Whig, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1851-1853; director, Allegheny Theological Seminary; married, Matilda Graham Carothers; died April 14, 1867; Monroeville, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interment, Beulah Cemetery, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. 

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Whig, Pennsylvania State Senate, 22nd district, Allegheny County, 1851-1853.


Cox, Harold "Senate Members "C"Wilkes University Election Statistics ProjectWilkes University.

Dr James Carothers (1797-1867) - Find a Grave Memorial