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JACOB S. BIDDLE


Photo credit:

McAtee, William, comp. Souvenir: Portraits and Biographies of the Members of the Legislature of Pennsylvania and Heads of Departments, Session of 1895. Harrisburg, Pa.: The Roshon Portrait Company, 1895.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1895-1896 Republican
 Counties   Bedford

Biography

02/12/1844 - 04/05/1919

BIDDLE, Jacob Sydney, a Representative from Bedford County; born, February 12, 1844 in Loysburg, Bedford County, Pa.; served, Company I, 194th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1864, Civil War); served, Company M, 185th Regiment, 22nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Calvary (1865, Civil War); teacher; school director; engaged, mercantile business; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1895 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1896); farmer; died, April 5, 1919 in Loysburg, Bedford County, Pennsylvania; interred, Loysburg Hill Cemetery, Loysburg, Bedford County, Pennsylvania.