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Johnathan McCarty

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Subject: United States congressional delegations from Indiana, Charles Case, Samuel Brenton, Katie Hall, Pete Visclosky
Collection: 1795 Births, 1852 Deaths, Indiana Democratic-Republicans, Indiana Jacksonians, Indiana National Republicans, Indiana Whigs, Jacksonian Members of the United States House of Representatives, Members of the Indiana House of Representatives, Members of the United States House of Representatives from Indiana, National Republican Party Members of the United States House of Representatives, People from Connersville, Indiana, People from Culpeper County, Virginia, People from Keokuk, Iowa, United States Presidential Electors
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Johnathan McCarty

Johnathan McCarty (August 3, 1795 - March 30, 1852) was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.

Born in Culpeper County, Virginia, McCarty attended the public schools. He moved to Indiana in 1803 with his father, who settled in Franklin County. He engaged in mercantile pursuits. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1818. He moved to Connersville, Indiana. He served as clerk of the county court 1819-1827.

McCarty was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second and Twenty-third Congresses and reelected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1831-March 3, 1837). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1836 to the Twenty-fifth Congress. He served as presidential elector on the Whig ticket in 1840. He moved to Keokuk, Iowa, where he died March 30, 1852. He was interred in Oakland Cemetery.


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