POLITICAL PARTY Anti-Jacksonian, Jacksonian
WHICH CONGRESS SERVED 22nd (1831-1833), 23rd (1833-1835), 24th (1835-1837)
Representative Johnathan MCCARTY Biography
McCARTY, Johnathan, a Representative from Indiana; born in Culpeper County, Va., August 3, 1795; attended the public schools; moved to Indiana in 1803 with his father, who settled in Franklin County; engaged in mercantile pursuits; member of the State house of representatives in 1818; moved to Connersville, Fayette County, Ind.; clerk of the county court 1819-1827; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second and Twenty-third Congresses and reelected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1831-March 3, 1837); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1836 to the Twenty-fifth Congress; presidential elector on the Whig ticket in 1840; moved to Keokuk, Iowa, where he died March 30, 1852; interment in Oakland Cemetery. View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress
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Johnathan MCCARTY Committee Assignments
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