KELLY, JAMES, a Representative from Pennsylvania;
born in York County, Pa., July 17, 1760;
pursued classical studies and was graduated from the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia in 1782;
was a tutor at the University of Pennsylvania in 1782 and 1783;
was admitted to the bar and practiced in Philadelphia 1785-1819;
member of the State house of representatives in 1793, 1794, 1797, and 1798;
elected as a Federalist to the Ninth and Tenth Congresses (March 4, 1805-March 3, 1809);
resumed the practice of law in York, Pa., where he died on February 4, 1819.