George E. Seney

George Ebbert Seney (* May 29, 1832 in Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, † June 11, 1905 in Tiffin, Ohio ) was an American politician. Between 1883 and 1891 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Even in his birth year was George Seney, grandson of Congressman Joshua Seney (1756-1798) from Maryland, with his parents to Tiffin, Ohio. Later he attended the Norwalk Seminary. After a subsequent law degree in 1853 and its recent approval as a lawyer, he began to work in Tiffin in this profession. In 1857 he was appeal judges. Between 1862 and 1865 he served during the Civil War in the Union Army, where he reached the rank of lieutenant. After the war, he hit as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career. In June 1876, he participated as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in St. Louis.

In the congressional elections of 1882 Seney was in the fifth electoral district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Benjamin Le Fevre on March 4, 1883. After three re- elections, he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1891 four legislative sessions. Between 1885 and 1887 he represented the seventh district where his state, before he returned again in the fifth district.

In 1890 George Seney gave up another candidacy. After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives, he practiced as a lawyer again. He died on 11 June 1905 in Tiffin, where he was also buried.