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John Thomas HUNT


HUNT, John Thomas, a Representative from Missouri; born in St. Louis, Mo., February 2, 1860; attended the common schools; in his youth was a professional ball player and umpire; became a stonecutter and later a stone contractor; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-eighth and Fifty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1903-March 3, 1907); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1906 and for nomination in 1908; resumed the business of stone contractor; died in St. Louis, Mo., November 30, 1916; interment in Calvary Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present