Henry St. John (congressman)
|Henry St. John|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 6th district
March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1847
|Preceded by||Calvary Morris|
|Succeeded by||Rodolphus Dickinson|
June 16, 1783|
Washington County, Vermont
|Died||May, 1869 (age 85)
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Battles/wars||War of 1812|
Born in Washington County, Vermont, St. John received a limited schooling. He served during the War of 1812. He moved to Wooster, Ohio, in 1815, to Crawford County, Ohio, in 1828, and in 1837 to Seneca County, where he engaged in agricultural pursuits, milling, and storekeeping near Tiffin, Ohio.
St. John was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth and Twenty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1843-March 3, 1847). He was not a candidate for renomination. He resumed agricultural pursuits. Resided in Tiffin, Ohio, where he died in May 1869.
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