James P. Pigott

James Protus Pigott ( born September 11, 1852 in New Haven, Connecticut; † July 1, 1919 ) was an American politician. Between 1893 and 1895 he represented the second electoral district of the state of Connecticut in the U.S. House of Representatives.


James Pigott attended the common schools and then studied until 1880 at Yale College, among others, Jura. After his were made in the same year admitted to the bar he began in New Haven to work in his new profession. Even before he had been 1881-1884 Town Clerk ( City Clerk ) of the city of New Haven.

Pigott was a member of the Democratic Party. In 1885 and 1886 he sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from Connecticut. Both in 1888 and in 1900 Pigott was a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions relevant. In the congressional elections of 1892 he was in the second district of Connecticut in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Washington F. Willcox on March 4, 1893. Since he lost to Republican Nehemiah D. Sperry already at the next elections in 1894, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1895.

After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives James Pigott again worked as a lawyer. He died on 1 July 1919 in his birthplace of New Haven.