Seth W. Brown

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Seth W. Brown
Seth W. Brown 1899.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 6th district
In office
March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1901
Preceded by George W. Hulick
Succeeded by Charles Q. Hildebrant
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the Warren County district
In office
January 7, 1884 – January 1, 1888
Preceded by James Scott
Succeeded by William T. Whitacre
Personal details
Born (1841-01-04)January 4, 1841
Waynesville, Ohio
Died February 24, 1923(1923-02-24) (aged 82)
Lebanon, Ohio
Resting place Miami Cemetery
Political party Republican

Seth W. Brown (January 4, 1841 – February 24, 1923) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born near Waynesville, Ohio, Brown attended the public schools. During the Civil War served in Company H, Seventy-ninth Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He engaged in the newspaper business. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1873 and commenced practice in Waynesville, Ohio. He served as prosecuting attorney for Warren County 1880-1883. He resumed the practice of law in Lebanon, Ohio. He served as member of the State house of representatives 1883-1887. Presidential elector in 1888 for Harrison/Morton.[1] Brown was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fifth and Fifty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1901). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1900. He resumed the practice of law in Lebanon and Cincinnati, Ohio. Writer on political and governmental subjects. He died in Lebanon, Ohio, February 24, 1923. He was interred in Miami Cemetery, Waynesville, Ohio.


  1. ^ Taylor 1899 : vol. 2, 106


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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
George W. Hulick
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 6th congressional district

Succeeded by
Charles Q. Hildebrant