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Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, I

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 27 May 1948 (aged 73)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 9425339 · View Source
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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.

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  • Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
  • Added: 5 Sep 2004
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, I (1 Oct 1874–27 May 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9425339, citing Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) (contributor 46580804) .