Joseph Biles Anthony

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Joseph Biles Anthony
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 16th district
In office
March 4, 1833 – March 4, 1837
Preceded by Harmar Denny, John Gilmore
Succeeded by Robert Hanna Hammond
Member of the Pennsylvania Senate
In office
1830-1833
Personal details
Born (1795-06-19)June 19, 1795
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died January 10, 1851(1851-01-10) (aged 55)
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Political party Democratic

Joseph Biles Anthony (June 19, 1795 – January 10, 1851) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Joseph Biles Anthony was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He studied law, was admitted to the bar and practiced. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1830 to 1833.

Anthony was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses. 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. Interment in Williamsport Cemetery.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Harmar Denny
John Gilmore
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district

1833–1837
Succeeded by
Robert Hanna Hammond