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Amos R Webber

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Preceded by  William W. Skiles
Role  U.S. representative
Resting place  Ridgelawn Cemetery
Political party  Republican Party

Alma mater  Baldwin University
Succeeded by  J. Ford Laning
Name  Amos Webber
Resigned  March 4, 1907
Amos R. Webber
Born  January 21, 1852 Hinckley, Ohio (1852-01-21)
Died  February 25, 1948, Elyria, Ohio, United States
Education  Baldwin Wallace University

Amos Richard Webber (January 21, 1852 – February 25, 1948) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Hinckley, Ohio, Webber attended the public schools of Hinckley and was graduated from Baldwin University, Berea, Ohio, in 1876. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1876 and commenced practice in Elyria, Ohio. He served as prosecuting attorney of Lorain County 1884-1890. He served as judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Lorain County 1900-1903.

Webber was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of William W. Skiles. He was reelected to the Fifty-ninth Congress and served from November 8, 1904, to March 3, 1907. He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1906. He resumed the practice of law in Elyria, Ohio, and also engaged in literary pursuits.

Webber was again elected in 1922 judge of the court of common pleas, serving until his retirement in 1935. He died in Elyria, Ohio, February 25, 1948. He was interred in Ridgelawn Cemetery.


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