WILLIAMS, Seward Henry, (1870 - 1922)


WILLIAMS, Seward Henry, a Representative from Ohio; born in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, N.Y., November 7, 1870; attended the common schools, the Amsterdam Academy, Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., and Princeton College; was graduated in law from Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va., in 1895; was admitted to the bar in 1895 and commenced practice the same year; city solicitor of Lorain, Ohio, 1901-1904; member of the State house of representatives 1910-1913; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1917); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1916 to the Sixty-fifth Congress; resumed the practice of law; died in Lorain, Ohio, September 2, 1922; interment in Elmwood Cemetery.