CHARLES SEEMANN, SR., of the law firm of Seemann & Seemann of Canton, is one of the older members of the legal profession in Stark County, and has been continuously in practice for nearly forty years. His abilities have won him a succession of important clients and cases in both the civil and criminal courts.


He was born in Carroll County, Ohio, August 19, 1858, grew up as a farm boy, and had a country school education. He was graduated from Heidelburg College of Tiffin, Ohio, with the class of 1884. His college course was earned through his work as a teacher. He began teaching school at the age of sixteen. In 1886 he graduated from the Cincinnati Law College, was admitted to the bar, and in the same year located at Canton. At that time the Canton bar contained some of the most brilliant legal luminaries in the state, but Mr. Seemann soon achieved recognition, and for many years he has had a practice coordinate with his ability to look after it.


He is a member of the Stark County Bar Association. In addition to his professional work he is president of the Canton Electric Cleanser Company and a director in the Canton Fertilizer Company. He is affiliated with the Knight of Pythias Lodge, and for several years was an elder in the First Reformed Church.


History of Ohio, The American Historical Society, Inc., 1925 Volume V