ST. JOHN, Henry, (1783 - 1869)

ST. JOHN, Henry, a Representative from Ohio; born in Washington County, Vt., July 16, 1783; received a limited schooling; served during the War of 1812; moved to Wooster, Ohio, in 1815, to Crawford County, Ohio, in 1828, and in 1837 to Seneca County, where he engaged in agricultural pursuits, milling, and storekeeping near Tiffin, Ohio; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth and Twenty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1843-March 3, 1847); was not a candidate for renomination; resumed agricultural pursuits; resided in Tiffin, Ohio, where he died in May 1869.