James Forbes – Continental Congressman – Maryland


James Forbes (ca. 1731 – March 25, 1780) 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.


Source(s): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Forbes_(statesman)