SEIBERLING, Francis, (1870 - 1945)


SEIBERLING, Francis, (cousin of John Frederick Seiberling), a Representative from Ohio; born in Des Moines, Iowa, September 20, 1870; moved with his parents to Wadsworth, Summit County, Ohio, in 1873; attended the public schools and Wittenberg College, Springfield, Ohio, and was graduated from the College of Wooster (Ohio) in 1892; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1894 and commenced practice in Akron, Ohio; also interested in the manufacture of rubber and tires and served as a director in various manufacturing companies; served as a trustee of Wittenberg College; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-first and Seventy-second Congresses (March 4, 1929-March 3, 1933); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress; resumed the practice of law; died in Akron, Ohio, February 1, 1945; interment in Rose Hill Cemetery.