James Madison Rix (December 23, 1811 – March 25, 1856) was an American newspaper printer editor, politician and lawyer who served as the President of the New Hampshire Senate.
Rix was born to Caleb and Eliza Morrell Rix on December 23, 1811.
Rix married Mary Palmer of Concord, New Hampshire, they had a daughter Eliza Rix
Rix learned the trade of printing by working in the office of The Democratic Republican newspaper in Haverhill, New Hampshire.
In July 1838 Rix co-founded The Coös County Democrat with James M. Whittemore.
Rix died March 25, 1856 in the City Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts.