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Joseph Powell

  • Birth 23 Jun 1828 Towanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 24 Apr 1904 Towanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Towanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 6908253

US Congressman. Born in Towanda, Pennsylvania, he engaged in mercantile pursuits and was president of the First National Bank of Towanda, (1870-89). In 1875, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth Congress, serving until 1877. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he was appointed special deputy collector of the port of Philadelphia in 1885 and served Sheriff of Bradford County, (1889-93). He died at age 75 in Towanda, Pennsylvania.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 5 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6908253
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Powell (23 Jun 1828–24 Apr 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6908253, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Towanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .