Joshua Mathiot

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Joshua Mathiot
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 12th district
In office
March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843
Preceded byJonathan Taylor
Succeeded bySamuel Finley Vinton
Personal details
Born(1800-04-04)April 4, 1800
Connellsville, Pennsylvania
DiedJuly 30, 1849(1849-07-30) (aged 49)
Newark, Ohio
Resting placeCedar Hill Cemetery
Political partyWhig

Joshua Mathiot (April 4, 1800 – July 30, 1849) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Connellsville, Pennsylvania, Mathiot moved to Newark, Ohio, about 1830. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar and practiced in Newark. He served as prosecuting attorney 1832-1836. He served as mayor of Newark in 1834.

Mathiot was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843). Grand worthy patriarch of the Sons of Temperance in Ohio, and while attending a temperance convention at Sandusky contracted cholera, from which he died in Newark, Ohio, July 30, 1849. He was interred in Cedar Hill Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "Joshua Mathiot (id: M000243)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Jonathan Taylor
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 12th congressional district

March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843
Succeeded by
Samuel F. Vinton