Francis B. Posey
|Member of the United States House of Representatives|
January 29, 1889 – March 3, 1889
|Preceded by||Alvin P. Hovey|
|Succeeded by||William F. Parrett|
|Constituency||Indiana's 1st district|
Francis Blackburn Posey
April 28, 1848
|Died||October 31, 1915 (aged 67)|
|Children||John Adams Posey|
|Education||Indiana University Maurer School of Law|
He attended Asbury College for one year, and earned a law degree at Indiana University Maurer School of Law in 1869. He married Emma Brown on January 17, 1878, and they had four children, one of whom was John Adams Posey.
He served in the U.S. Congress from January 29, 1889, to March 3, 1889. He was elected to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Alvin P. Hovey, who had been elected Governor of Indiana. Posey was defeated for re-election to the U.S. Congress. He also ran unsuccessfully for other offices, including the Indiana state Senate. Posey was also an elector on the James Garfield ticket in 1880.
- "Francis B. Posey". The Petersburg Press. November 5, 1915. p. 1. Retrieved March 3, 2020 – via NewspaperArchive.
- United States Congress. "Posey, Francis Blackburn (id: P000451)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.