Joseph Biles Anthony
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Pennsylvania's 16th district
March 4, 1833 – March 4, 1837
|Preceded by||Harmar Denny, John Gilmore|
|Succeeded by||Robert Hanna Hammond|
|Member of the Pennsylvania Senate for the 13th district|
|Preceded by||Robert McClure|
|Succeeded by||Henry Petrikin|
|Born||June 19, 1795|
|Died||January 10, 1851 (aged 55)|
Joseph Biles Anthony (June 19, 1795 – January 10, 1851) was an American politician from Pennsylvania who served as a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives for two terms, representing Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district from 1833 to 1837.
Life and career
Joseph Biles Anthony was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended public schools and Princeton College. He studied law, was admitted to the bar and practiced law. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate for the 13th district from 1830 to 1833.
Later career and death
After leaving Congress, he was appointed judge of the ‘Nichelson court’, and engaged in the sale of titles to large tracts of lands in Pennsylvania. He was elected president judge of the eighth district in 1844 and served until his death in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
He was buried in Williamsport Cemetery.
- "Pennsylvania State Senate - Joseph Biles Anthony Biography". www.legis.state.pa.us. Retrieved 19 May 2019.
- "Joseph Biles Anthony". www.findagrave.com. Retrieved 19 May 2019.
- United States Congress. "Joseph Biles Anthony (id: A000263)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- The Political Graveyard
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district
Robert Hanna Hammond
|Pennsylvania State Senate|
| Member of the Pennsylvania Senate, 13th district
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