John Chaney (congressman)
John Chaney ( born January 12, 1790 at Washington County, Maryland, † April 10, 1881 in Canal Winchester, Ohio ) was an American politician. Between 1833 and 1839 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Even in his youth, John Chaney moved with his parents to Pennsylvania, where he received a limited education. In 1810 he came to Bloom in Fairfield County, Ohio. He was mayor for 23 years ( Trustee ). He was also a member of the state militia, in which he rose to the colonel. He was at times paymaster. In the 1820s he joined the movement to the later U.S. President Andrew Jackson and became a member of the Democratic Party, founded in 1828 by this. From 1828 to 1830 he sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from Ohio. In 1831 he was an Associate Justice in Fairfield County.
In the congressional elections of 1832 Chaney was in the ninth election district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of William W. Irvin on March 4, 1833. After two re- election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1839 three legislative periods. These were determined to 1837 of the discussions about the policy of President Jackson.
After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives to Chaney settled in Canal Winchester. In 1842 he was again a deputy in the House of Representatives from Ohio. At the same time, he served as president of the house. He was a member of the municipal council of Canal Winchester. Between 1844 and 1845 he was a member of the Senate of Ohio; in 1855 he was the last time a deputy in the House of Representatives of that State. In 1851 he took part in a Constitutional Convention as a delegate for Ohio. He died on April 10, 1881 at the age of 91 years in Canal Winchester.