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Joseph Baltzell Showalter

Joseph Baltzell Showalter, American ex-congressman. Member Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1886-1888, Senate, 1888-1892; member 55th to 57th Congresses (1897-1903), 25th Pennsylvania District.

Background

  • Showalter, Joseph Baltzell was born on February 11, 1851 in near Smithfield, Fayette Company, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Levi and Elizabeth Showalter.

  • Education

    • Educated George‚Äôs Creek Academy. Studied Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn. Doctor of Medicine College Physicians and Surgical, Baltimore.

    Career

    • David McKee, March 25, 1879. Taught school in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Indiana, and Illinois. Engaged in oil business with brothers in Butler Company, Pennsylvania.

      Extensively interested in petroleum production. Practiced medicine several years at Chicora, Pennsylvania.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1886-1888, Senate, 1888-1892. Member 55th to 57th Congresses (1897-1903), 25th Pennsylvania District.

    Connections

    • Married Ella M., d.
    • father: Levi Showalter
    • mother: Elizabeth Showalter
    • spouse: Ella M.
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    Born February 11, 1851
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