John B. Forester

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John B. Forester
United States Representative
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 5th district
In office
March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1837
Personal details
Born McMinnville, Tennessee
Died August 1, 1845
Political party Jacksonian

Anti-Jacksonian

Profession lawyer

politician

John B. Forester was an American politician that represented Tennessee's fifth district in the United States House of Representatives.

Biography[edit]

Forester was born in McMinnville, Tennessee. Although he received a limited schooling, he studied law. He was admitted to the bar, and practiced law,[1] as one of the early lawyers of Warren County, Tennessee.[2]

Career[edit]

Forester was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third Congress and re-elected as an Anti-Jacksonian candidate to the Twenty-fourth Congress. He served from March 4, 1833 to March 3, 1837.[3]

Death[edit]

Forester died on August 1, 1845. The place he was interred is unknown.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "John B. Forester". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 28 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "John B. Forester". History of Warren County Tennessee. Retrieved 28 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "John B. Forester". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 28 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "John B. Forester". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 28 February 2013. 

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