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Stephen Asa Northway (June 19, 1833 – September 8, 1898) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Stephen Asa Northway
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 19th district
In office
March 4, 1893 – September 8, 1898
Preceded byEzra B. Taylor
Succeeded byCharles W. F. Dick
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the Ashtabula County district
In office
January 1, 1866 – January 5, 1868
Preceded byAbner Kellogg
Succeeded byWilliam M. Eames
Personal details
Born(1833-06-19)June 19, 1833
Christian Hollow, New York
DiedSeptember 8, 1898(1898-09-08) (aged 65)
Jefferson, Ohio
Resting placeOakdale Cemetery
Political partyRepublican
Alma materKingsville Academy


Early lifeEdit

Mrs Stephen A. Northway

Born in Christian Hollow, New York, Northway moved with his parents in 1840 to the township of Orwell, Ohio. He attended the district school, Kingsville Academy, and Orwell Academy. He taught school. He studied law.


He was admitted to the bar in 1859 and commenced practice in Jefferson, Ohio. He served as prosecuting attorney of Ashtabula County 1861-1865. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1865 and 1866. He resumed the practice of law.

Later life and deathEdit

Northway was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third, Fifty-fourth, and Fifty-fifth Congresses and served from March 4, 1893, until his death in Jefferson, Ohio, on September 8, 1898. He was interred in Oakdale Cemetery.

See alsoEdit


  • United States Congress. "Stephen A. Northway (id: N000144)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Ezra B. Taylor
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 19th congressional district

Succeeded by
Charles W. F. Dick