John C. Gray

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

John Cowper Gray (1783 – May 18, 1823) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia.

Born in Southampton County, Virginia, Gray pursued an academic course. He served as member of the State house of delegates 1804–1806 and 1821–1823.

Gray was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Sixteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of James Johnson and served from August 28, 1820, to March 3, 1821. He was an unsuccessful candidate in 1820 for reelection to the Seventeenth Congress. He died May 18, 1823.


U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
James Johnson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 20th congressional district

August 28, 1820 – March 3, 1821
Succeeded by
Arthur Smith