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John D Biddis


Session Position District Party
1883-1884 22 Democrat
1885-1886 22 Democrat
 Counties   Carbon, Monroe, Pike


1846 -

Grandson of the founder of Milford, Pa., Pike County, John D. Biddis was the son of Charles R. and Caroline (Wells) Biddis.  He studied law with Lucien Barnes and was admitted to the Pike County bar in 1867; elected district attorney, serving 13 years; elected state Senator, 1882-1886; resigned in order to accept the Chief Clerk position in the National Revenue Department, Washington DC; and served a dual role as Assistant US Solicitor.  He married Mary D. Armstrong.
Alfred Mathews, History of Wayne, Pike and Monroe Counties 1886, pp. 840-46 (Date of death and location of photograph unknown)