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Joseph F. Loy (1824 – January 29, 1875) was a lawyer and politician.

Born in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, Loy went to school in Pennsylvania. He studied law and was admitted to the Pennsylvania bar. In 1850, Loy moved to De Pere, Wisconsin and then to Green Bay, Wisconsin where he practiced law. In 1853 and 1854, Loy served in the Wisconsin State Senate. During the American Civil War, Loy served in the 4th Wisconsin Volunteer Cavalry Regiment and was commissioned a captain.[1][2]


  1. ^ 'Proceedings of the State Bar Association of Wisconsin For The Years 1875, 1881 and 1885,' Wisconsin State Bar Association, Takloy and Gleason Book and Job Printers, Madison: 1905, Biographical Sketch of Joseph F. Loy, pg. 173
  2. ^ 'Wisconsin Home Items-Death of Joseph F. Loy,' Milwaukee Daily News, February 5, 1875, pg. 1