John D. Cummins

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John D. Cummins
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 16th district
In office
March 4, 1845 – March 3, 1849
Preceded by James Mathews
Succeeded by Moses Hoagland
Personal details
Born 1791
Died September 11, 1849
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Jefferson College

John D. Cummins (1791 – September 11, 1849) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Pennsylvania in 1791, Cummins attended the public schools, and was graduated from Jefferson College, Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, in 1834. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in New Philadelphia, Ohio. He served as prosecuting attorney of Tuscarawas County from 1836 to 1841.

Cummins was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-ninth and Thirtieth Congresses (March 4, 1845 – March 3, 1849). He died in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, while attending a session of the circuit court, September 11, 1849.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
James Mathews
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 15th congressional district

Succeeded by
Moses Hoagland