Seth W. Brown

Seth W. Brown (* January 4, 1841 in Waynesville, Warren County, Ohio; † February 24, 1923 in Lebanon, Ohio ) was an American politician. Between 1897 and 1901 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Seth Brown attended the public schools of his home. During the Civil War he served in an infantry unit from Ohio, which belonged to the army of the Union. After that, he worked for some time in the newspaper business. After studying law and his 1873 was admitted to the bar he began in Waynesville to work in this profession. Between 1880 and 1883 he was a prosecutor in the local Warren County. Politically, he was a member of the Republican Party. From 1883 to 1887, he sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from Ohio.

In the congressional elections of 1896, Brown was the sixth electoral district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of George W. Hulick on March 4, 1897. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1901 two legislative sessions. In this time of the Spanish-American War was from 1898. In 1900, he was not nominated by his party for re-election.

After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Seth Brown practiced law in Lebanon and Cincinnati. He also wrote treatises on political issues. He died on February 24, 1923 in Lebanon.