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Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, I
Birth: Oct. 1, 1874
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 27, 1948
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle (1874-1948) was an amatuer boxer, a colonel in the United States Army, and an author. (b. 1874, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA - d. Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA)

Birth:
Son of Edward Biddle III (1851-?) and Emily Drexel (1850-1883).

Marriage:
Anthony married Cordelia Rundle Bradley and had the following children: Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle II, Major General (1897-1961) who married Mary Lillian Duke (1887-1960); and Cordelia Drexel Biddle who married Angier Buchanan Duke (1884-1923). Cordelia Drexel Biddle was the screenwriter for the movie: "The Happiest Millionaire".

Military:
Anthony joined the Marine Corps in 1917 as a captain and worked as a military trainer.


 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Edward Biddle (1851 - 1933)
  Emilie Taylor Drexel Biddle (1851 - 1883)
 
 Spouse:
  Cordelia Bradley Biddle (1873 - 1947)*
 
 Children:
  Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle (1897 - 1961)*
  Cordelia Drexel Biddle Robertson (1898 - 1984)*
  Livingston Ludlow Biddle (1899 - 1981)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edward Biddle (1873 - 1874)*
  Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle (1874 - 1948)
  Livingston Ludlow Biddle (1877 - 1959)*
  Edward Craig Biddle (1879 - 1947)*
  Nicholas Biddle (1893 - 1977)**
  Winthrop Lee Biddle (1896 - 1971)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Woodlands Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1...
Record added: Sep 05, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9425339
Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, I
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Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, I
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Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, I
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Few people know the origin of the top photo. As a Military training officer he regularly dared his men to try to kill him while they surrounded him. They were never able to and he disarmed them all every time. What an amazing man. Thank you for your Servi...(Read more)
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