Francis B. Posey

Francis Blackburn Posey (April 28, 1848 – October 31, 1915) was a political figure in Indiana.

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.

He was the son of John Wesley Posey, and the father of John Adams Posey.


United States Congress. "POSEY, Francis Blackburn (id: P000451)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. 

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Alvin P. Hovey
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 1st congressional district

Succeeded by
William F. Parrett

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