John Tolley Hood Worthington

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John Tolley Hood Worthington (November 1, 1788 – April 27, 1849) was a U.S. Representative from Maryland.

Born at "Shewan," near Baltimore, Maryland, Worthington received a limited schooling. He engaged in agricultural pursuits.

Worthington was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second Congress (March 4, 1831 – March 3, 1833). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1832 to the Twenty-third Congress and for election in 1834 to the Twenty-fourth Congress.

Worthington was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth Congresses, where he served from March 4, 1837 to March 3, 1841. After Congress, he resumed agricultural pursuits. He died at "Shewan" in Baltimore County, Maryland, and was interred in a private cemetery on his farm. He was reinterred in St. John's Episcopal Churchyard in Worthington Valley, Maryland.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Elias Brown
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maryland's 5th congressional district

Succeeded by
Isaac McKim
Preceded by
James Turner
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maryland's 3rd congressional district

Succeeded by
James Wray Williams

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.