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PAGE, James, lawyer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1795: died there, 6 April, 1875. He was admitted to the bar in Philadelphia in 1816, attained note in his profession, and for nearly half a century was active in public affairs. He served in the war of 1812, afterward became captain of the state fencibles, and subsequently was colonel of a volunteer regiment. In politics he was a Democrat, and he wielded a large influence in the counsels of his party. He was postmaster of Philadelphia from 1833 till 1841, county treasurer from 1842 till 1844, collector of the port from 1846 till 1849, and a member of the select council from 1866 till 1868. When the body of John Quincy Adams was borne through Philadelphia, Colonel Page was one of the pall-bearers. The James Page library company was given its name in honor of Colonel Page.
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