John Dennis Edit Profile
Born at "Beckford", near Princess Anne, Maryland, he completed preparatory and law studies.
After being admitted to the bar, he commenced the practice of law and also engaged in agricultural pursuits. He served in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1835-1836, and was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth Congresses, serving from March 4, 1837 to March 3, 1841. He later served as a delegate to the State constitutional convention of 1850.
He died at his place of birth, "Beckford".
Member Maryland. House of Delegates. Member United States House of Representatives (Whig) from Maryland., 25th-26th congresses, 1837-1841.