John Toussaint Bernard was a United States Representative from Minnesota.
A native of Corsica, Bernard was born in 1893 in Bastia.
He later worked as an iron miner before enlisting in the United States Army during World War I. Following the war he worked as a municipal fireman in Eveleth. He served in the 75th congress, (January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1939). He was not reelected in 1938.
He was noted for casting the sole vote against an arms embargo against Spain during the Spanish Civil War.
His personal secretary in Washington was Marion Bachrach of the Ware group. Bernard decades later openly professed membership in the Communist Party United States of America. He later settled in Long Beach, California, where he died, aged 90.
He did not run for office until 1936, when he was elected to the United States House of Representatives as a member of the Farmer-Labor Party.