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

Amos Richard Webber
Amos R. Webber 1921.png
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 14th district
In office
November 8, 1904 – March 3, 1907
Preceded byWilliam W. Skiles
Succeeded byJ. Ford Laning
Personal details
Born(1852-01-21)January 21, 1852
Hinckley, Ohio
DiedFebruary 25, 1948(1948-02-25) (aged 96)
Elyria, Ohio
Resting placeRidgelawn Cemetery
Political partyRepublican
Alma materBaldwin University
Campaign ribbon from 1904

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.

SourcesEdit

  • United States Congress. "Amos R. Webber (id: W000233)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • Amos R. Webber at Find a Grave

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
William W. Skiles
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 14th congressional district

1904-1907
Succeeded by
J. Ford Laning