01/10/1823 - 07/26/1910

BIDDLE, John Craig, a Representative from Philadelphia City; born, January 10, 1823 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; graduated, Princeton University, 1841; major, aide-de-camp to Gen. Patterson, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861-1862, Civil War); assistant provost marshal, Hagerstown, Pennsylvania Voluntary Reserves (1863, Civil War); lawyer (1844-1875); elected as a Whig to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1849 and 1850 terms; clerk, common council, Philadelphia (1854); unsuccessful campaign, judge, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia (1865); chief supervisor of elections, Eastern District of Pennsylvania (1872); appointed and elected, judge, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia (1875-1907); elected, prothonotary, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia (1907-1910); died, July 26, 1910 in Andalusia, Bensalem Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania; interred, Saint Peter’s Episcopal Churchyard, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. 

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