John Harrington (died 1654)
John Harrington (1589–1654) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1645.
Harrington was the son of Sir John Harrington, of Kelston, Somerset. He matriculated at Trinity College, Oxford on 7 December 1604 aged 15  He migrated to Cambridge University where he was incorporated in 1607. He was called to the bar at Lincoln's Inn in 1615. In 1645, Harrington was elected Member of Parliament for Somerset as a recruiter to the Long Parliament. His election was declared void in April1646 and he was re-elected MP for Somerset in July 1646. He was secluded under Pride's Purge in December 1648. He was treasurer of his Inn in 1651.
- 'Alumni Oxonienses, 1500-1714: Harmar-Hawtayne', Alumni Oxonienses 1500-1714: Abannan-Kyte (1891), pp. 652-678. Date accessed: 6 November 2011
- "Harrington, John (HRNN604J)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. Venn also confuses him with his son
|Parliament of England|
Sir John Poulett
Sir John Stawell
|Member of Parliament for Somerset
With: George Horner
Not represented in Rump Parliament