|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Ohio's 12th district
March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843
|Preceded by||Jonathan Taylor|
|Succeeded by||Samuel Finley Vinton|
|Born||April 4, 1800|
|Died||July 30, 1849 (aged 49)|
|Resting place||Cedar Hill Cemetery|
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.
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