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Pennsylvania State Senate

Joseph Biles Anthony


Session Position District Party
1829-1830 13 Republican
1831-1832 13 Republican
 Counties   Centre, Clearfield, Lycoming, McKean, Potter


1795 - 1851

Joseph Biles Anthony was born in Philadelphia, Pa., June 19, 1795; attended public schools; Princeton College; studied law; was admitted to the bar; member of the State senate 1830-1833; elected as a Jacksonian to the US House of Representatives, 1833-1837; appointed judge of the ‘Nicholson court’; engaged in the sale of titles to large tracts of lands in Pennsylvania; was elected President Judge of the Eighth District in 1844, and served until his death in Williamsport, Lycoming County, on January 10, 1851; interment in Williamsport Cemetery. He married Katherine Grafius.