Joseph Powell (congressman)
Joseph Powell was born in Towanda, Pennsylvania. He completed preparatory studies and engaged in mercantile pursuits. He was president of the First National Bank of Towanda from 1870 to 1889.
He was appointed special deputy collector of the port of Philadelphia in 1885 and served four years. He was sheriff of Bradford County, Pennsylvania, from 1889 to 1893. He died in Towanda in 1904, and was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Joseph Powell (id: P000480)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- The Political Graveyard
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1875 - 1877
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