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John Pratt Hungerford

Member From: 1797 - 1830

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  • Birth Date: January 2, 1761 Birth Place:Leeds (Westmoreland County), Virginia
  • Death Date: December 21, 1833
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
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  • Military Service: Served in the Revolutionary War and as a brigadier general of militia in the War of 1812
  • Occupation/Profession: Lawyer
  • Additional Info: Was elected to the 12th Congress (1811) serving from March 4, 1811 to November 29, 1811 when he was succeeded by John Taliaferro, who contested his election.
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Senate of Virginia (1801-1809)
    U.S. House of Representatives (March 4-November 29, 1811 and March 4, 1813-March 3, 1817)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1797-1798 Westmoreland Claims
Propositions and Grievances
1798-1799 Westmoreland Claims
Propositions and Grievances
1800-1801 Westmoreland Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances
1823-1824 Westmoreland Claims
Militia Laws
1824-1825 Westmoreland Claims
Militia Laws
1825-1826 Westmoreland Armory
Militia Laws
1826-1827 Westmoreland Armory
1827-1828 Westmoreland Armory
1828-1829 Westmoreland Armory
Bonds of Public Officers
Militia Laws
1829-1830 Westmoreland Armory
Militia Laws

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