Hall of Fame/ Public Service – James Jardine

Public Service

James Jardine

American Civil War Hero and Medal of Honor Recipent
James Jardine was born in Helensburgh on April 16th 1837, the eldest son, and brother to five – Peter, Catherine, Graham, Marion and Malcolm – of Graham Jardine and his wife Mary, nee Brodie, the family originally owning two premises in Sinclair Street, Helensburgh. The family moved to America in the early 1850s, with evidence suggesting that James and his folks spent some time in New York, prior to moving to Ohio.

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