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Walter Lowrie WEAVER

(1851-1909)

WEAVER, Walter Lowrie, a Representative from Ohio; born in Montgomery County, Ohio, April 1, 1851; attended the public schools and Monroe Academy, and was graduated from Wittenberg College, Springfield, Ohio, in 1870; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1872 and commenced practice in Springfield, Ohio; elected prosecuting attorney of Clark County in 1874, 1880, 1882, and 1885; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fifth and Fifty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1897-March 3, 1901); chairman, Committee on Elections No. 2 (Fifty-sixth Congress); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1900; appointed associate justice Choctaw-Chickasaw citizens’ court at McAlester, Okla., in 1902; returned to Springfield, Ohio, in 1904 and resumed the practice of law; died in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, May 26, 1909; interment in Ferncliff Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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