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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1887-1888 Republican
 Counties   Butler


02/11/1851 - 12/03/1932

SHOWALTER, Joseph Baltzell, a Representative from Butler County; born, February 11, 1851 near Smithfield, Fayette County, Pa.; attended, George’s Creek Academy; attended, Long Island College Hospital, 1883; graduated, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Baltimore, 1884; school teacher (1867-1873); engaged, oil business; physician (1884-1890); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1887 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1888); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1888-1892); elected, United States Congress (Special Election, April 20, 1897-1903); engaged, land development, Florida; died, December 3, 1932 in Washington, District of Columbia; interred, North Side Cemetery, Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania.

After 1 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, JOSEPH B. SHOWALTER went on to serve in congress