Walter L. Weaver

Walter Lowrie Weaver ( born April 1, 1851 Montgomery County, Ohio, † May 26, 1909 in Springfield, Ohio ) was an American politician. Between 1897 and 1901 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Walter Weaver attended the common schools and the Monroe Academy. In 1870 he graduated from Wittenberg College in Springfield. After a subsequent law degree in 1872 and its recent approval as a lawyer, he started working in Springfield in this profession. In the years 1874, 1880, 1882 and 1885, he was elected district attorney in Clark County. Politically, he was a member of the Republican Party.

In the congressional elections of 1896 Weaver was in the seventh election district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of George W. Wilson 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 of 1898. Fell Since 1899, Weaver led the Second Election Committee. ( Committee on Elections No.. 2). In 1900, he was not nominated by his party for re-election.

Between 1902 and 1904 Walter Weaver was an Associate Justice on the Choctaw - Chickasaw Citizens ' Court in McAlester in present-day Oklahoma. He then returned to Springfield, where he practiced as a lawyer again. There he is on May 26, 1909 and passed away.