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Walter Lowrie Weaver (April 1, 1851 – May 26, 1909) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Walter Lowrie Weaver
Walter L. Weaver 1899.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 7th district
In office
March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1901
Preceded byGeorge W. Wilson
Succeeded byThomas B. Kyle
Personal details
Born(1851-04-01)April 1, 1851
Montgomery County, Ohio
DiedMay 26, 1909(1909-05-26) (aged 58)
Springfield, Ohio
Resting placeFerncliff Cemetery
Political partyRepublican
Alma materMonroe Academy
Wittenberg College

Born in Montgomery County, Ohio, Weaver attended the public schools and Monroe Academy, and was graduated from Wittenberg College, Springfield, Ohio, in 1870. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1872 and commenced practice in Springfield, Ohio. Weaver was elected prosecuting attorney of Clark County in 1874, 1880, 1882, and 1885.

Weaver was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fifth and Fifty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1901). He served as chairman of the Committee on Elections No. 2 (Fifty-sixth Congress). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1900. After leaving Congress, he was appointed associate justice Choctaw-Chickasaw citizens' court at McAlester, Oklahoma, in 1902. He returned to Springfield, Ohio, in 1904 and resumed the practice of law. He died in Springfield, Ohio, May 26, 1909 and was buried in Ferncliff Cemetery.

SourcesEdit

  • United States Congress. "Walter L. Weaver (id: W000229)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
George W. Wilson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 7th congressional district

March 4, 1897–March 3, 1901
Succeeded by
Thomas B. Kyle