Francis Seiberling

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Francis Seiberling
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 14th district
In office
March 4, 1929 – March 3, 1933
Preceded by Martin L. Davey
Succeeded by Dow W. Harter
Personal details
Born (1870-09-20)September 20, 1870
Des Moines, Iowa
Died February 1, 1945(1945-02-01) (aged 74)
Akron, Ohio
Resting place Rose Hill Cemetery, Akron
Political party Republican
Alma mater Wittenberg College
College of Wooster

Francis Seiberling (September 20, 1870 – February 1, 1945) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio, cousin of John F. Seiberling.

Born in Des Moines, Iowa, Seiberling moved with his parents to Wadsworth, Ohio, in 1873. He attended the public schools and Wittenberg College, Springfield, Ohio, and was graduated from the College of Wooster, (Ohio) in 1892. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1894 and commenced practice in Akron, Ohio. He was also interested in the manufacture of rubber and tires and served as a director in various manufacturing companies. He served as a trustee of Wittenberg College.

Seiberling was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-first and Seventy-second Congresses (March 4, 1929-March 3, 1933). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress. He resumed the practice of law.

He died in Akron, Ohio, February 1, 1945. He was interred in Rose Hill Cemetery.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Martin L. Davey
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 14th congressional district

Succeeded by
Dow W. Harter