James Phelps (congressman)
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|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Connecticut's 2nd district
|Preceded by||Stephen Wright Kellogg|
|Succeeded by||Charles Le Moyne Mitchell|
January 12, 1822|
Colebrook, Connecticut, U.S.
January 15, 1900 (aged 78)|
Essex, Connecticut, U.S.
|Resting place||River View Cemetery, Essex, Connecticut, U.S.|
Phelps served as judge of the superior court of Connecticut from 1863 to 1873. He served as judge of Connecticut's supreme court of errors from 1873 until his resignation in 1875.
He served again as judge of the superior court from 1885 to 1892. He resumed practicing law and was also active in banking. He served as a delegate to several Democratic state conventions.
Death and burial
Phelps died in Essex on January 15, 1900. He was interred at River View Cemetery in Essex.
Phelps was married to Lydia Ingham, the daughter of Samuel Ingham.
- United States Congress. "James Phelps (id: P000295)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
Stephen Wright Kellogg
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Connecticut's 2nd congressional district
Charles Le Moyne Mitchell