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 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.


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