Capell L. Weems
|Capell L. Weems|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 16th district
November 3, 1903 – March 4, 1909
|Preceded by||Joseph J. Gill|
|Succeeded by||David Hollingsworth|
|Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the Noble County district
January 2, 1888 – January 5, 1890
|Preceded by||Thomas C. Williams|
|Succeeded by||Chris McKee|
July 6, 1860|
|Died||January 5, 1913
|Resting place||Union Cemetery, St. Clairsville|
|Spouse(s)||Mary B. Nay|
Weems was elected prosecuting attorney of Noble County in 1884. He served as member of the Ohio House of Representatives in 1888 and 1889. He moved to St. Clairsville, Ohio, in 1890 and served as prosecuting attorney of Belmont County 1890-1896.
Weems was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Joseph J. Gill. He was reelected to the Fifty-ninth and Sixtieth Congresses and served from November 3, 1903, to March 4, 1909. He resumed the practice of law and was solicitor for the Pennsylvania Railroad.
He died in Steubenville, Ohio, January 5, 1913. He was interred in Union Cemetery, St. Clairsville, Ohio.
- McKelvey, A T, ed. (1903). Centennial History of Belmont County, Ohio, and Representative Citizens. Chicago: Biographical Publishing Company. pp. 562, 563.
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