James A. Wamsley

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James A. Wamsley
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Photo portrait of Dr. J. A. Wamsley (c. 1898)

Born 19 April 1851(1851-04-19)
Mullica Hill, New Jersey
Died 4 December 1914 (63) [1]
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Occupation(s) Physician
Nationality American
Alma mater Jefferson Medical College (M.D., 1878)
Affiliations University Lodge, No. 610, F. & A.M.; Chapter Royal Arch Mason and Knight Templar; Odd Fellows; Red Men
Spouse(s) Josie Deliah Gorton

James A. Wamsley (April 19, 1851 - December 4, 1914) was an American physician and fraternalist, noted as the author of several burlesque degrees, including Uncle Sam's Eagles and the Arabian Degree Klan.



  1. "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 9 December 2014), James A. Wamsley, 04 Dec 1914; citing cn 27949, Philadelphia City Archives and Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; FHL microfilm 1,429,065.