Joseph A. Willard

Joseph A. Willard (April 26, 1803 in Hubbardton, Rutland County, Vermont – August 18, 1868 in Lowville, Lewis County, New York) was an American politician from New York.


He was the son of Francis Willard (c. 1777–1856), a carpenter. Joseph A. Willard became a clothier, and about 1824 set up shop in Lowville. On October 22, 1829, he married Eusebia Eager (1818–1887), and they had several children.

He entered politics as a Whig, was a delegate to the Anti-Nebraska Party state convention in 1854, and joined the Republican Party upon its foundation. He became a brigadier general of the State Militia, and was Supervisor of the Town of Lowville in 1856 and 1857.

He was a member of the New York State Senate (18th D.) in 1858 and 1859.


New York State Senate
Preceded by
Addison M. Smith
New York State Senate
18th District

Succeeded by
James A. Bell
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