|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Maine's 7th district
March 4, 1831 – March 4, 1833
|Preceded by||Samuel Butman|
|Succeeded by||Joseph Hall|
|Born||September 24, 1789|
|Died||February 25, 1882 (aged 92)|
He studied medicine at Harvard Medical School. He was a surgeon during the War of 1812. He was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second Congress (March 4, 1831 – March 4, 1833). He then became a hospital executive.
- United States Congress. "James Bates (id: B000234)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Kelly, Howard A.; Burrage, Walter L., eds. (1920). . . Baltimore: The Norman, Remington Company.
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| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maine's 7th congressional district
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