Ed Weber

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Edward Ford Weber
Ed Weber 97th Congress 1981.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 9th district
In office
January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1983
Preceded by Thomas W. L. Ashley
Succeeded by Marcy Kaptur
Personal details
Born (1931-07-26) July 26, 1931 (age 83)
Toledo, Ohio
Political party Republican
Alma mater Denison University
Harvard Law School
Military service
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service 1956 - 1958

Edward Ford "Ed" Weber (born July 26, 1931) is an American former politician from Ohio. He served one term in the United States House of Representatives as a Republican.

Weber was born in Toledo, Ohio. He attended Denison University, and earned a law degree from Harvard University. Upon graduation, Weber began two years of service in the U.S. Army. After his discharge in 1958, he began to practice law. In 1966, Weber was hired as a law professor by the University of Toledo.

In 1980, Weber ran for the United States House of Representatives from a Toledo-based district. He defeated 26-year incumbent Lud Ashley, chairman of the House Merchant Marine Committee, in a considerable upset. This was due largely to Ronald Reagan carrying Lucas County, home to Toledo. In 1982, however, he lost his re-election bid to Marcy Kaptur.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Thomas W. L. Ashley
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 9th congressional district

1981-1983
Succeeded by
Marcy Kaptur