James Hedges

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James Hedges
Tax Assessor for Thompson Township, Fulton County, Pennsylvania
In office
Personal details
Born(1938-05-10)May 10, 1938
Iowa City, Iowa, U.S.
DiedMarch 4, 2024(2024-03-04) (aged 85)
Hagerstown, Maryland, U.S.
Political partyProhibition Party

James "Jim" Hedges (born May 10, 1938 ― March 4, 2024) was a Prohibition activist and former Tax Assessor for Thompson Township, Fulton County, Pennsylvania. He held the distinction as the only individual to be elected to public office from the Prohibition Party in the 21st century, and the first since 1959.

Hedges ran for President of the United States of America in the 2016 presidential election.

Death[change | change source]

He died in Hagerstown, Maryland, on March 4, 2024, at the age of 85.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Obituaries in Hagerstown, MD | The Herald-Mail". heraldmailmedia.com. March 6, 2024. Archived from the original on March 7, 2024. Retrieved March 11, 2024.

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