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Joseph Baltzell Showalter

ex-congressman.

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’s 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.

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.