NORTHWAY, Stephen Asa, (1833 - 1898)


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NORTHWAY, Stephen Asa, a Representative from Ohio; born in Christian Hollow, Onondaga County, N.Y., June 19, 1833; moved with his parents in 1840 to the township of Orwell, Ashtabula County, Ohio; attended the district school, Kingsville Academy, and Orwell Academy; taught school; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1859 and commenced practice in Jefferson, Ashtabula County, Ohio; prosecuting attorney of Ashtabula County 1861-1865; member of the State house of representatives in 1865 and 1866; resumed the practice of law; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third, Fifty-fourth, and Fifty-fifth Congresses and served from March 4, 1893, until his death in Jefferson, Ashtabula County, Ohio, on September 8, 1898; interment in Oakdale Cemetery.