03/18/1810 - 08/26/1885

BAILEY (BAILY), Joseph, a Representative from Chester County; born, March 18, 1810 in Pennsbury Township, Chester County, Pa.; major, Pennsylvania Militia; hatter; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1840 term; proprietor, iron furnace; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1843-1845, 1851-1853); elected, Pennsylvania State Treasurer (1854-1855); lawyer (1860-1885); elected, United States Congress (1861-1865); elected, delegate, Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention (1872-1873); died, August 26, 1885 in Baileysburg (now Miller Township), Perry County, Pennsylvania; interred, Bloomfield Cemetery, New Bloomfield, Perry County, Pennsylvania. 

Congressional Biography

After 1 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Joseph Bailey went on to serve in congress

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