James H. Sinclair


James H. Sinclair - Son of Griggs county pioneers, was born in St. Mary's, Ont., Canada, October 9, 1871, and came with his parents to this county in 1883. He served as school teacher, as register of deeds and later entered the banking business which he conducted with farming enterprises. In 1918 he was elected a member of the U. S. House of Representatives being re-elected in 1920, 1922, 1924, 1926, 1928, 1930 and 1932. Congressmen Sinclair is the first North Dakota representative to hold membership on the important agricultural committee of the house, and was co-sponsor of the first farm relief bill which would have mead an attempt to right Agriculture's apparent wrongs, The Norris-

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