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(December 11, 1849 - April 13, 1921) was a U.S. Representative
Born in Jacksonville, Illinois
, Joy attended the public schools.He was graduated from Yale College
in 1874.He studied law.He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1876.<!-- A grammar fix may be needed here. -->Presented credentials as a Republican
Member-elect to the Fifty-third Congress and served until April 3, 1894, when he was succeeded by John J. O'Neill, who contested the election.
Joy was elected to the Fifty-fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1895-March 3, 1903).He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1902.He resumed the practice of his profession in St. Louis.He served as recorder of deeds from 1907 until March 22, 1921, when he resigned.He died in St. Louis, Missouri, on April 13, 1921.<!-- A grammar fix may be needed here. -->The remains were cremated and placed in Elks Rest in Bellefontaine Cemetery.