James C. McDearmon

James Calvin McDearmon ( born June 13, 1844 in New Canton, Buckingham County, Virginia; † July 19, 1902 in Trenton, Tennessee ) was an American politician. Between 1893 and 1897 he represented the state of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives.


In 1846, James McDearmon came with his parents in the Gibson County, Tennessee, where he attended 1858-1861 the Andrew College in Trenton. Between 1862 and 1865 he served during the civil war in the army of the Confederacy. After a subsequent study of law and its made ​​in 1867 admitted to the bar he began in Trenton to work in his new profession.

Politically McDearmon member of the Democratic Party. In the congressional elections of 1892 he was in the ninth constituency of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Rice Alexander Pierce on March 4, 1893. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1897 two legislative sessions. In 1896 he was no longer prepared by his party for re-election. In his place, his predecessor Pierce received this nomination. Subsequently, this was also chosen as McDearmons successor in Congress.

After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives James McDearmon again worked as a lawyer. He died on June 19, 1902 in Trenton, where he was also buried.