Josiah Judah Origin/Culture/Country: American
Josiah Judah: a professional boxer. His ring nickname is "Gorilla.
Josiah Clement Wedgwood, 1st Baron Wedgwood, Origin/Culture/Country: British
Josiah Clement Wedgwood, 1st Baron Wedgwood,: was a British Liberal and Labour politician who served in government under Ramsay MacDonald. He was the great-great-grandson of the famous potter Josiah Wedgwood.
Josiah Magama Tongogara Origin/Culture/Country: Zimbabwe
Josiah Magama Tongogara: was a commander of the ZANLA guerrilla army in Rhodesia. He attended the Lancaster House conference that led to Zimbabwe's independence and the end of white minority rule. Many expected him to be the first president of Zimbabwe, with Robert Mugabe, head of Zanla's political wing, ZANU, as prime minister.
Josiah Barratt Origin/Culture/Country: British
Josiah Barratt: was an English professional footballer who played as a winger for various clubs in the 1920s. Barratt was born in Bulkington, Warwickshire and played his early football with local side Nuneaton Town. During the First World War he served with the Royal Berkshire Regiment and was a guest player for Leicester Fosse, Birmingham and Southampton.
Josiah Willard Gibbs Origin/Culture/Country: American
Josiah Willard Gibbs: was an American theoretical physicist, chemist, and mathematician. One of the greatest American scientists of all time, he devised much of the theoretical foundation for chemical thermodynamics as well as physical chemistry. As a mathematician, he invented vector analysis (independently of Oliver Heaviside). It is in good part thanks to Gibbs that much of physical and chemical theory has since been exposited using vector analysis. Yale University awarded Gibbs the first American Ph.D. in engineering in 1863, and he spent his entire career at Yale. His thesis was entitled: On the Form of the Teeth of Wheels in Spur Gearing.