Hon. Joseph Biles Anthony

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Hon. Joseph Biles Anthony

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Birthplace: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: January 10, 1851 (55)
Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, USA
Place of Burial: Williamsport Cemetery, Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Husband of Catharine Anthony
Father of Rachel Montgomery; Mary Lyon and Catherine Graffius White

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About Hon. Joseph Biles Anthony

Joseph Biles Anthony (June 19, 1795 – January 10, 1851) was an American politician from Pennsylvania who served as a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district from 1833 to 1837.

Joseph Biles Anthony was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended public schools and Princeton College.[1] He studied law, was admitted to the bar and practiced law. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate for the 13th district from 1830 to 1833.[1]

Anthony was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses. He was appointed judge of the ‘Nichelson court’, and engaged in the sale of titles to large tracts of lands in Pennsylvania. He was elected president judge of the eighth district in 1844 and served until his death in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Interment in Williamsport Cemetery.[2] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Biles_Anthony


US Congressman. Born in Philadelphia, he graduated from Princeton College and was admitted to the bar in 1817, opening a law practice in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. He was a member of the State Senate from 1830 to 1833. In 1832 Anthony was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third Congress, representing Pennsylvania's 16th district; he was reelected by a landslide in 1834, but declined to run for a third term in 1836. After leaving office he returned to his legal practice in Williamsport. From 1844 until his death he was president judge of Pennsylvania's 8th district.* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy: Aug 20 2019, 2:54:59 UTC

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Hon. Joseph Biles Anthony's Timeline

1795
June 19, 1795
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
1821
August 24, 1821
Age 26
1830
March 5, 1830
Age 34
Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, USA
1832
1832
Age 36
Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, USA
1851
January 10, 1851
Age 55
Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Williamsport Cemetery, Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, USA