Henry St. John (congressman)

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Henry St. John
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 6th district
In office
March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1847
Preceded by Calvary Morris
Succeeded by Rodolphus Dickinson
Personal details
Born (1783-06-16)June 16, 1783
Washington County, Vermont
Died May, 1869 (age 85)
Tiffin, Ohio
Political party Democratic
Military service
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Army
Battles/wars War of 1812
For other people named Henry St. John, see Henry St. John (disambiguation).

Henry St. John (July 16, 1783–1869) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

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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