James Pindall

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James Pindall
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1817 – July 26, 1820
Preceded byJohn G. Jackson
Succeeded byEdward B. Jackson
Member of the Virginia Senate from Monongalia, Ohio, Harrison, Wood, Brooke and Randolph Counties
In office
Preceded byPhilip Doddridge (1807)
Succeeded byNoah Zane
Personal details
Bornca. 1783
Monongalia County, Virginia
DiedNovember 22, 1825
Clarksburg, Virginia
Resting placeClarksburg, West Virginia
Political partyFederalist
Military service
Branch/serviceVirginia Militia

James Pindall (ca. 1783 – November 22, 1825) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia.

Born in Monongalia County, Virginia (now West Virginia), Pindall attended the common schools. After studying law, he was admitted to the bar in 1803 and practiced in Morgantown. Later, he moved to Clarksburg and continued the practice of his profession. Over his lifetime, he held various official positions including serving in the State senate 1808-1812, being a colonel of militia, as well as, being elected as a Federalist to the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Congresses and served from March 4, 1817, until his resignation on July 26, 1820. He died in Clarksburg, Virginia (now West Virginia), November 22, 1825 and was interred in what was known as the Daniel Davisson burial ground in Clarksburg, West Virginia.


  • United States Congress. "James Pindall (id: P000358)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
John G. Jackson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 1st congressional district

Succeeded by
Edward B. Jackson