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Hon. Joseph Baily

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Birthplace: Pennsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: August 26, 1885 (75)
Parkersville, Bailey, Perry County, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of Burial: New Bloomfield, Perry County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jacob Baily and Elizabeth Baily
Husband of Rebecca Baily
Father of Jessie Baily; Laura Watson Baily; Jacob Baily; Augustus W. Baily; Elizabeth B. Baily and 1 other
Brother of Elizabeth Jackson; John P. Baily; Mary W. Baily; Hannah Baily; Sarah Baily and 6 others

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About Hon. Joseph Baily

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Joseph Bailey (March 18, 1810 – August 26, 1885) 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 1861 to 1863 and for Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district from 1863 to 1865.

He served as a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate for the 1st district from 1843 to 1844 and the 4th district from 1851 to 1853. He served as Pennsylvania State Treasurer from 1854 to 1855 and as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1840 to 1841.

Early life and education Joseph Bailey was born in Pennsbury Township, Pennsylvania. He attended the common schools, and worked as a hatter in Parkersville, Pennsylvania.[1]

Career He served in the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives in 1840. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate for the 1st district from 1843 to 1844. In 1845, he moved to Perry County, Pennsylvania to become a furnace owner. He was elected again to the Pennsylvania State Senate for the 4th district and served from 1851 to 1853. He served as State Treasurer of Pennsylvania in 1854. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1860.

Baily was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses. He was a member of the State Constitutional Convention in 1872.[1]

He died at Bailey Station, Pennsylvania in 1885 and is interred in Bloomfield Cemetery in New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania.[2] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Bailey_(congressman)


US Congressman. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives in 1840, member of the State Senate from 1851 to 1853, and served as State Treasurer in 1854. He was admitted to the bar in 1860 and became a State Counselor. In 1861, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses, serving until 1865. After his term, he opened a legal practice and was member of the State Constitutional Convention in 1872.

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Hon. Joseph Baily's Timeline

1810
March 18, 1810
Pennsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States
1844
May 5, 1844
Age 34
1847
September 5, 1847
Age 37
1849
December 21, 1849
Age 39
1853
February 6, 1853
Age 42
1857
January 18, 1857
Age 46
1885
August 26, 1885
Age 75
Bailey, Perry County, Pennsylvania, United States
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New Bloomfield, Perry County, Pennsylvania, United States