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Edward Burd Hubley (1792 – February 23, 1856) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Edward B. Hubley was born in Reading, Pennsylvania. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1820 and commenced practice in Reading. He afterwards moved to Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania, the county seat of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

Hubley was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress and reelected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress. He served as canal commissioner of Pennsylvania from 1839 to 1842. He was appointed on November 8, 1842, as a commissioner to adjust and settle certain claims under the treaty with the Cherokee Indians of 1835. He resumed the practice of law in Reading and later moved to Philadelphia, where he died in 1856. Interment in Charles Evans Cemetery in Reading, Pennsylvania.


Preceded by
Henry King
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district

1835 - 1939
Succeeded by
Peter Newhard


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