Fremont O. Phillips

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Fremont Orestes Phillips
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 20th district
In office
March 4, 1899 – March 3, 1901
Preceded by Clifton B. Beach
Succeeded by Jacob A. Beidler
Personal details
Born (1856-03-16)March 16, 1856
Lafayette, Ohio[disambiguation needed]
Died February 21, 1936(1936-02-21) (aged 79)
Medina, Ohio
Resting place Spring Grove Cemetery, Medina
Political party Republican
Alma mater Kenyon College

Fremont Orestes Phillips (March 16, 1856 – February 21, 1936) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.


Born in Lafayette, Ohio,[disambiguation needed] Phillips attended the public schools. He moved to Medina, Ohio, in 1873. He attended Medina High School, Medina Normal School both in Medina and Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1880 and commenced practice in Medina, Ohio. He was in the Justice of the Peace. He served as mayor of Medina 1886–1890. He served as probate judge of Medina County 1892–1897.

Phillips was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1899 – March 3, 1901). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1900. He resumed the practice of law in Medina, Ohio. He served as chairman of the Medina County Republican Central committee 1916–1934.

Phillips was again elected probate judge of Medina County in 1924. He was reelected in 1928 and served until 1932. He died in Medina, Ohio, February 21, 1936. He was interred in Spring Grove Cemetery.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Clifton B. Beach
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 20th congressional district

Succeeded by
Jacob A. Beidler

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