Title: History of Allegheny county, Pennsylvania: including its early settlement and progress to the present time ; a description of its historic and interesting localities ; its cities, towns and villages; religious, educational, social and military history ; mining, manufacturing and commercial interests, improvements, resources, statistics, etc. ; also, biographies of many of its representative citizens
Author: Cushing, Thomas, b. 1821
JAMES M. NEVIN, attorney at law, Elizabeth and Pittsburgh, is a grandson of JAMES NEVIN, of Scotch ancestry, who emigrated from Ireland with his parents shortly after the Revolution, and settled on Peterís Creek, in Mifflin Township. The grandfather of our subject moved to Columbiana County, Ohio, in 1832, where JAMES M. NEVIN was born in 1849, his father being ABRAHAM S. NEVIN, son of JAMES, and his mother being MARY J. (CAMPBELL) NEVIN. MR. NEVIN graduated from Monmouth College in 1879, and also graduated from the law department of the State University of Iowa in 1881, and also from the law department of the Washington University of St. Louis in 1882. He is a member of the Iowa, Missouri and Pennsylvania bars, and commenced the practice of his profession in the fall of 1882 at Pittsburgh and Elizabeth. In 1884 he was married to LUCILLE, daughter of REV. JOHN A. and ELIZABETH (FISHER) GORDON, of Southern Ohio. They have two children, JAMES G. and LUCILLE. MR. NEVIN and his wife are members of the U. P. Church of Elizabeth
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