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Joseph G. Beale

ex-congressman.

Joseph G. Beale, American ex-congressman. Member 60th Congress (1907-1909), 27th Pennsylvania District; Mason.

Background

Beale, Joseph G. was born on March 26, 1839 in Allegheny Company, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Washington and Rosanna (McCune) Beale.

Education

Education public and private schools and Iron City Commercial College, Pittsburg. Studied law, Pittsburg. Served in Company C, 9th Pennsylvania Reserves, 1861-1864.

Wounded at Charles City Cross Rds. in front of Richmond, taken prisoner and confined 3 months in Libby Prison.

Career

President Leechburg Coal & Coke Company, Leechburg Banking Company, Leechburg Ferry Company, Pittsburg & New Orleans Coal Company, Clinton & Frankfort Railroad Company. Treasurer Valley Coal Company. Owner Beale Coal Company.

Membership

Member 60th Congress (1907-1909), 27th Pennsylvania District.

Connections

Married Maggie J. Harrison, of Allegheny Company, Pennsylvania, November 10, 1864.

father:
Washington Beale

mother:
Rosanna (McCune) Beale

spouse:
Maggie J. Harrison