Seaborn Reese

Seaborn Reese ( born November 28, 1846 in Madison, Morgan County, Georgia, † March 1, 1907 in Sparta, Georgia ) was an American politician. Between 1882 and 1887 he represented the state of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Seaborn Reese attended a private boys' school in Hancock County. He then studied at the University of Georgia in Athens. However, this study he broke off. After a subsequent study of law and its made ​​in 1871 admitted to the bar he began in Madison to work in his new profession. Later he first moved to Augusta and then to Sparta. From 1872 to 1874 he was a member of the House of Representatives from Georgia.

Politically, Reese member of the Democratic Party. Following the resignation of Congressman and former Vice-President of the Confederate States, Alexander H. Stephens, who was elected Governor of Georgia, Reese was at the due election for the eighth seat from Georgia as his successor in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC selected. There he came into effect on December 4, 1882 at its new mandate. After two re- elections he could remain until March 3, 1887 in Congress. Between 1885 and 1887 he was chairman of the committee responsible for supervising the expenditure of the Post Ministry.

After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives was Seaborn Reese 1893-1900 Judge in the Northern District Court of his home state. He died on March 1, 1907 in Sparta.