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JOSHUA B. AGNEW


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1876 Republican
1877 Republican
1878 Republican
1875 Republican
 Counties   Forest

Biography

05/24/1840 - 08/30/1898

AGNEW, Joshua B., a Representative from Forest County; born, May 24, 1840 in Clarion County, Pa.; private, Company E. 39th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861-1864, Civil War); private, Company I, 191st Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1864-1865, Civil War); elected, sheriff, Forest County (1867-1870); elected, prothonotary, Forest County (1870-1874); attorney-at-law (1874-1898); investor, oil business; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1875 and 1876 terms; seated as a Republican the the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1877 term as a result of a contested election, March of 1877; reelected to the House for the 1878 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1879 term; died, August 30, 1898 in Tionesta, Forest County, Pennsylvania; interred, Riverside Cemetery, Tionesta, Forest County, Pennsylvania.