Amos R. Webber

Amos Richard Webber ( born January 21, 1852 in Hinckley, Medina County, Ohio, † February 25, 1948 in Elyria, Ohio ) was an American politician. Between 1904 and 1907 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Amos Webber attended the common schools and then studied at the Baldwin University in Berea. After studying law and his 1876 was admitted to the bar he began to work in Elyria in this profession. Between 1884 and 1890 he was a prosecutor in the local Lorain County. In the years 1900 to 1903 he worked there as an appellate judge. Politically, he joined the Republican Party.

After the death of Mr William W. Skiles Webber was at the due election for the 14th seat of Ohio as his successor in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he took up his new mandate on 8 November 1904. After a re-election, he could remain until March 3, 1907 Congress. In 1906 he was not re-nominated by his party.

After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Amos Webber again practiced as a lawyer. He also dealt with literary matters. Between 1922 and 1935 he was again appeal judge in Lorain County. He died on February 25, 1948 in Elyria at the age of 96 years.