Frederick W. Green (congressman)

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Frederick William Green
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 6th district
In office
March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1853
Preceded by John Belll
Succeeded by Andrew Ellison
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 9th district
In office
March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855
Preceded by Edson B. Olds
Succeeded by Cooper K. Watson
Personal details
Born (1816-02-18)February 18, 1816
Fredericktown, Maryland
Died June 18, 1879(1879-06-18) (aged 63)
Cleveland, Ohio
Resting place Woodland, Cemetery
Political party Democratic

Frederick William Green (February 18, 1816 – June 18, 1879) was a lawyer, newspaperman, and a two-term U.S. Representative from Ohio.


Born in Fredericktown (now Frederick), Maryland, Green settled in Tiffin, Ohio, in 1833. He pursued an academic course and then studied law. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Tiffin. He served as Auditor of Seneca County for six years.

Green was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second and Thirty-third Congresses (March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1855). He was not a candidate for renomination. He subsequently moved to Cleveland, Ohio, and served as clerk of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio from 1855 to 1866.

He was editor of The Plain Dealer 1866-1874. Green was one of the Ohio commissioners to the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition in 1876. He served as a state oil inspector in 1878 and 1879.

He died in Cleveland and was interred in Woodland Cemetery.[1]


  1. ^ Spencer 1998, p. 266.


 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website

U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
John Bell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 6th congressional district

Succeeded by
Andrew Ellison
Preceded by
Edson B. Olds
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 9th congressional district

Succeeded by
Cooper K. Watson