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David Jennings (congressman)

David Jennings
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 10th district
In office
March 4, 1825 – May 25, 1826
Preceded by John Patterson
Succeeded by Thomas Shannon
Personal details
Born 1787
Readington Township, New Jersey
Died 1834
Baltimore, Maryland
Political party Adams

David Jennings (1787–1834) was a United States Representative from Ohio.

Born in Readington Township, New Jersey, Jennings attended the public schools. He moved to St. Clairsville, Ohio, in 1812. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1813, and commenced practice in St. Clairsville. Jennings held several local offices, and served as prosecuting attorney of Belmont County from 1815 to 1825. He served as member of the State senate from 1819 to 1824.

Jennings was elected as an pro-Adams Republican to the Nineteenth Congress and served from March 4, 1825, until his resignation on May 25, 1826.

He died in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1834.


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Preceded by
John Patterson
Senator from Belmont and Monroe Counties
District eliminated
Preceded by
John Patterson
Representative from Ohio's 10th congressional district
March 4, 1825 – May 25, 1826
Succeeded by
Thomas Shannon


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