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George W. Weymouth


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Updated: 2017-08-15T20:27Z
George Warren Weymouth
Congressman George Warren Weymouth.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 4th district
In office
March 4, 1897 - March 3, 1901
Preceded byLewis D. Apsley
Succeeded byCharles Q. Tirrell
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
In office
1896
Personal details
Born(1850-08-25)August 25, 1850
West Amesbury (now Merrimac), Massachusetts
DiedSeptember 7, 1910(1910-09-07) (aged 60)
Bingham, Maine
Political partyRepublican

George Warren Weymouth (August 25, 1850 – September 7, 1910) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.

Early life

Mrs George W. Weymouth

Born in West Amesbury (now Merrimac), Massachusetts, Weymouth attended the public schools and the Merrimac High School. He moved to Fitchburg in 1882 and engaged in the carriage business. He later became manager of the Simonds Rolling Machine Co.

Career

Weymouth was trustee of the Fitchburg Savings Bank 1891-1901 and director of the Fitchburg National Bank 1892-1901 as well as director in other corporations. He served as member of the common council of Fitchburg in 1886 and in the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1896. He served as delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1896.

Weymouth was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fifth and Fifty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1901). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1900.

Later life and death

Following his time in Washington, he moved to Fairhaven, Massachusetts, where he served as president of the Atlas Tack Corp. from 1897 to 1910. Weymouth was killed in an automobile accident near Bingham, Maine, September 7, 1910. He was interred in Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven, Massachusetts.

References

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.

U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Lewis D. Apsley
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 4th congressional district

March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1901
Succeeded by
Charles Q. Tirrell
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