John Peter Leedom was a United States. Representative from Ohio.
Born in Adams County, Ohio, Leedom attended the common schools. He graduated from Smith"s Mercantile College, Portsmouth, Ohio, in 1863.
He went on to teach in the public schools of Portsmouth, and engaged in agricultural pursuits. Leedom was elected clerk of the court of common pleas of Adams County in 1874 and was reelected in 1877. Leedom was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1883).
He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1882 to the Forty-eighth Congress.
He later served as Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives from 1884 to 1890. He died in Toledo, Ohio, and is interred in the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Manchester, Ohio.
He served as a member of the Democratic State central committee in 1879.