Seward H. Williams

Seward Henry Williams ( born November 7, 1870 in Amsterdam, New York, † September 2, 1922 in Lorain, Ohio ) was an American politician. Between 1915 and 1917 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Seward Williams attended the public schools of his home and the Amsterdam Academy. After he graduated from the Williams College in Williamstown (Massachusetts ) and the Princeton college. After studying law at Washington and Lee University in Lexington (Virginia) and his 1895 was admitted as a lawyer, he began to work in this profession. Between 1901 and 1904 he was the legal representative of the city of Lorain. Politically, he was a member of the Republican Party. From 1910 to 1913 he sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from Ohio.

In the congressional elections of 1914, Williams was in the 14th electoral district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he succeeded the meantime resigned Democrats William Graves Sharp on March 4, 1915. Since he has not been confirmed in 1916, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1917. After his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Williams practiced as a lawyer again. He died on September 2, 1922 in Lorain, where he was also buried. With his wife Sarah he had two children.