WEEMS, John Crompton, (1778 - 1862)


WEEMS, John Crompton, a Representative from Maryland; born in Waterloo, Calvert County, Md., in 1778; attended St. John’s College, Annapolis, Md.; engaged in planting; elected to the Nineteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Joseph Kent; reelected to the Twentieth Congress and served from February 1, 1826, to March 3, 1829; resumed agricultural pursuits; died on his plantation, “Loch Eden,” in Anne Arundel County, Md., January 20, 1862; interment in a private cemetery on his estate.