Timothy T. Ansberry

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Timothy Thomas Ansberry
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 5th district
In office
March 4, 1907 – January 9, 1915
Preceded by William Wildman Campbell
Succeeded by Nelson E. Matthews
Personal details
Born (1871-12-24)December 24, 1871
Defiance, Ohio
Died July 5, 1943(1943-07-05) (aged 71)
New York City
Resting place Mount Olivet Cemetery (Washington, D.C.)
Political party Democratic
Alma mater University of Notre Dame
Ansberry's former residence in Washington, D.C.

Timothy Thomas Ansberry (December 24, 1871 – July 5, 1943) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Defiance, Ohio, Ansberry attended the public schools. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, in June 1893. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Defiance, Ohio. He was in the Justice of the Peace 1893-1895. He served as prosecuting attorney of Defiance County 1895-1903. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1904 to the Fifty-ninth Congress.

Ansberry was elected as a Democrat to the Sixtieth and to the three succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1907, until January 9, 1915, when he resigned to accept a judicial position. He served as chairman of the Committee on Elections No. 1 (Sixty-second Congress). He was appointed associate judge of the Ohio Court of Appeals, in which capacity he served until his resignation in 1916. He served as delegate to the 1920 Democratic National Convention at San Francisco and the 1924 Democratic National Convention at New York. He moved to Washington, D.C., in 1916 and engaged in the practice of law until his death. He died in New York City, July 5, 1943. He was interred in Mount Olivet Cemetery (Washington, D.C.)


  • United States Congress. "Timothy T. Ansberry (id: A000259)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • Timothy T. Ansberry at Find a Grave

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
William W. Campbell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 5th congressional district

Succeeded by
Nelson E. Matthews
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