John W. Weeks (New Hampshire politician)
Born in Greenland, New Hampshire, Weeks attended the common schools and learned the carpenter's trade. During the War of 1812, he recruited a company for the Eleventh Regiment of United States Infantry and served as its captain. He was promoted to the rank of major. After the war, Weeks resided in Coos County, New Hampshire, where he held several local offices.
Weeks was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-first and Twenty-second Congresses (March 4, 1829-March 3, 1833). He died in Lancaster, New Hampshire, April 3, 1853, and was interred in the Old Cemetery.
|United States House of Representatives|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Hampshire's at-large congressional district