John Bull (congressman)

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The Reverend
John Bull
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Missouri's at-large district
In office
4 March 1833 – 3 March 1835
Preceded by Seat created
Succeeded by Albert Galliton Harrison
Personal details
Born 1803
Virginia, United States
Died February 1863
Rothville, Missouri, United States
Resting place Hutcheson Cemetery
Political party National Republican
Occupation Methodist minister; physician

John Bull (1803 – February 1863) was an American clergyman and physician who represented Missouri in the U.S. Congress between 1833 and 1835.


He was born in Virginia, studied medicine in Baltimore, Maryland; moved to Howard County, Missouri, and settled near Glasgow, Missouri; engaged in the practice of medicine; studied theology; was ordained to the ministry and became a Methodist minister in that locality; in 1832, the unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Missouri; presidential elector on the ticket of Jackson and Calhoun in 1828.

John Bull was elected as an Anti-Jacksonian candidate to the Twenty-third Congress (March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1835); resumed his ministerial duties and also the practice of medicine; died near Rothville, Missouri, Chariton County, Missouri, in February 1863; interment in Hutcheson Cemetery, a family burial ground, near Rothville.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Missouri's at-large congressional district

Succeeded by
Albert Galliton Harrison