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James R. Mann

AKA James Robert Mann

Born: 20-Oct-1856
Birthplace: Bloomington, IL
Died: 30-Nov-1922
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, IL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Illinois, 1897-1922

Lent his name to the Mann Act, against "white slavery" (trafficking prostitution).

Father: William Henry Mann (b. 1827)
Mother: Elizabeth Dabney Abraham (b. 1829)
Wife: Emma Columbia (m. 30-May-1882, one son)
Son: James, Jr. (b. 10-Dec-1888)

    University: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1876)
    Law School: Union College of Law, Chicago, IL (1881)

    US House Minority Leader (1911-19)
    US Congressman, Illinois 2nd (4-Mar-1903 to 30-Nov-1922, his death)
    US Congressman, Illinois 1st (4-Mar-1897 to 4-Mar-1903)
    Chicago City Council 32nd (1893-96)
    Illinois State Official Master in Chancery, Superior Court of Cook County (1892-96)
    Illinois State Official Oakland Board of Education, Chicago, IL (1887)
    Delta Tau Delta Fraternity
    Illinois State Bar Association 1881


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