James Forbes

U.S. Congressperson

1731 – 1780


Who was James Forbes?

James Forbes was an American statesman from Maryland. He served as a delegate to the Continental Congress from 1777 to 1780.

He served as a State Court Judge in 1770 and was a member of the Maryland State House of Delegates from 1777 to 1778.

Forbes died while attending a session of Congress in Philadelphia, where he is buried in the Christ Church Burial Ground.


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