FRANK E. SEAGER, prosecuting attorney for Sandusky county, was born in Ballville township, Sandusky Co., Ohio,
October 17, 1861, a son of Charles D. and Caroline (Hoover) Seager, natives of Sandusky county. Charles D. Seager
was an only son of Charles L. Seager, a native of New York State, who came west in 1835, was one of the early pioneers
of Sandusky county, and died in 1843. Our subject's maternal grandparents, Lawrence Hoover and wife, were natives
of Germany, and also came at an early day to Sandusky county; they are both now dead. Our subject's parents were
married in Ballyule township, Sandusky county, in 1858.
Frank E. Seager was reared in the place of his nativity, attended the common schools and the Fremont city schools,
later the Normal University, at Ada, Ohio, where he completed the classical course in 1886, and then attended the
Northwestern College, at Naperville, Ill., from which he graduated in 1887. He then began studying law, alternating
that with teaching winter schools. He located in Fremont in 1888, and entered the law office of Finefrock &
Brinkerhoff, for the purpose of continuing his law studies and engaging in the insurance and loan business. He
was admitted to the bar in 1893, and in 1894 was elected prosecuting attorney, which office he still holds.
Socially, our subject is a member of Croghan Lodge, No. 77, I. O. O. F., and Fremont Encampment, No. 64. He is
also a member of the Uniformed Rank, Patriarchs Militant, and, of the Masonic Fraternity, a Royal Arch Mason. He
is an active member of the Church of the Evangelical Association; was for several years its efficient Sunday school
superintendent; he also superintends a Sunday school at Ballville village. In politics he has always been a Republican,
and takes an interest in local and national affairs. On May 16, 1895, Mr. Seager was married. at New Carlisle,
Clark Co., Ohio, to Miss Marie Gates.
Commemorative Biograohical Record
of the Counties of
Sandusky and Ottawa, Ohio
J. H. Beers & Co. 1896
Ottawa and Sandusky Counties, Ohio Biographies
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