Member Biography

Josiah Rich 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1847       6 Whig
1848       6 Whig
1849       6 Whig



03/19/1799 - 02/18/1872

Josiah Rich (Whig6) Bucks County 1847-1849

Early Life:

Josiah Rich, born, March 19, 1799, Plumstead Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania; son of Jonathan and Mary Snodgrass Rich; elected, Whig, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1847-1849; died, February 18, 1872 (aged 72), Plumstead Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania; interment Doylestown Cemetery, Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. 

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Whig, Pennsylvania State Senate, 6th district, Bucks County, 1847-1849.


Cox, Harold. "Senate Members "R""Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University. 

William M. Watts Davis, H of Bucks County; Thomas G. Myers, Bucks County, Pennsylvania will abstract, 1870-1900, page 18.

Josiah Rich (1799-1872) - Find a Grave Memorial