Fremont O. Phillips

Fremont Orestes Phillips ( born March 16, 1856 in Lafayette, Allen County, Ohio, † February 21, 1936 in Medina, Ohio ) was an American politician of the Republican Party. March 4, 1899 to March 3, 1901 he was a member of the House of Representatives of the United States for the 20th Congressional District of the State of Ohio.


Fremont O. Phillips was born in the town of Lafayette, Ohio. Phillips attended the public schools. In 1873 he moved to Medina, also located in Ohio to. There he attended high school. At Kenyon College, he then studied law. In 1880 he was admitted to the bar and was henceforth act as such in Medina. In his hometown, he held the arbitration board. Between 1886 and 1890 he was mayor of Medina. From 1892 to 1897 he was a judge in the service of Medina County.

In the 1898 congressional elections, he was elected as a representative of the 20th electoral district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives. His constituency he represented for one parliamentary term, he was not nominated in 1900. Subsequently, Phillips worked as an attorney in Medina again. Between 1916 and 1934 he was chairman of the Republican Party in Medina County. Between 1924 and 1932 he was again served as a judge for the Medina County. In February 1936 Phillips died in Medina. He was buried at the Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati.