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John Crompton WEEMS

(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.

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

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