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  Sibley, Joseph C.
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NameJoseph C. Sibley
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Franklin, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born February 18, 1850
DiedMay 19, 1926 (76 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Aug 29, 2015 05:04pm
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InfoSIBLEY, Joseph Crocker, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Friendship, Allegany County, N.Y., February 18, 1850; in 1859 moved with his parents to Boston, N.Y.; attended the county schools and the local academies at Springville and Friendship; taught school and studied medicine; engaged in the oil-refining business in Franklin, Pa., and also in manufacturing and agricultural pursuits; mayor of Franklin, Pa., in 1879; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-third Congress (March 4, 1893-March 3, 1895); unsuccessful candidate of the Democratic and Populist Parties for reelection in 1894 to the Fifty-fourth Congress and for election in 1896 to the Fifty-fifth Congress; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1899-March 3, 1901); elected as a Republican to the Fifty-seventh, Fifty-eighth, and Fifty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1901-March 3, 1907); chairman, Committee on Manufactures (Fifty-eighth and Fifty-ninth Congresses); declined renomination in 1906; was nominated for Congress in 1910, but declined to make the campaign because of ill health; chairman of the Republican State convention in 1902; resumed his former manufacturing and agricultural pursuits; died at his home, “River Ridge Farm,” near Franklin, Pa., May 19, 1926; interment in Franklin Cemetery.

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