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Beall, James H.

Born: 1799-02-11 Massachusetts

Died: 1863-02-25 Wabash County, Illinois

Flourished: Wabash County, Illinois

After running unsuccessfully for the Illinois General Assembly in 1832, Beall, a Whig from Wabash County, won a seat in the Illinois House of Representatives in 1840. He lost his bid for reelection in 1842. He was a postmaster in Mount Carmel, Illinois, and in 1850, he was serving as a county judge.

Theodore C. Pease, ed., Illinois Election Returns, 1818-1848, vol. 18 of Collections of the Illinois State Historical Library (Springfield: Illinois State Historical Library, 1923), 260, 337, 372; Record of Appointment of Postmasters, 1832-1971, NARA Microfilm Publication, M841, 145 rolls, Records of the Post Office Department, RG 28, 1832-1844, 12B:596; US Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Mount Carmel, Wabash County, IL, 389; Burial Record, Sand Hill Cemetery, Mount Carmel, IL.