Amos Richard Webber Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Baldwin U. (now Baldwin-Wallace College), Berea, Ohio, 1876, honorary Doctor of Laws, 1935.
Admitted to Ohio bar, 1876, and in practice at Elyria. Prosecuting attorney, Lorain County, 1888-1894. Judge Common Pleas Court, Lorain County, 1901-1904, and since 1922.
Member 58th and 59th Congresses (1903-1907), 14th Ohio District. Offered in Congress while a member, and secured a hearing, on the first prohibition bill ever presented in that body to make the District of Columbia dry. Active worker for prohibition and woman suffrage for years.
Worked for enactment of 18th and 19th Constitutional Amendments. Trustee Baldwin-Wallace College, Huron Road Hospital (Cleveland).
Member 58th and 59th Congresses (1903-1907), 14th Ohio District. Member Church of Christ. Club: Elyria Round Table.
Married Ida E. Finch, May 6, 1875 (died 1906).; married second, Nettie Finch, January 1, 1907 (died February 28, 1931). Children: Gilbert (deceased), Lawrence H. (deceased).