John E. Hutton

John Edward Hutton ( born March 28, 1828 Polk County, Tennessee, † December 28, 1893 in Mexico, Missouri ) was an American politician. Between 1885 and 1889 he represented the State of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives.


In 1831, John Hutton moved with his parents to Troy, Missouri, where he later attended the public schools. Subsequently, he taught as a teacher. After studying medicine at the Pope's Medical College in St. Louis and his medical license, he began in 1860 in Warrenton to practice in this profession. During the first phase of the civil war Hutton served in the army of the Union, in which he rose to the Colonel in an infantry regiment from Missouri. During the war he studied law and worked for his made ​​in 1864 admitted to the bar in Warrenton. Since 1865 he has been resident in the town of Mexico, where he practiced until 1873 as a lawyer. Then he bought a newspaper close to the Democrats, which he edited.

Hutton himself was also a member of that party. In the congressional elections of 1884 he was in the seventh election district of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Aylett Hawes Buckner on March 4, 1885. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1889 two legislative sessions. In 1888, Hutton gave up another candidacy. After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives, he worked both as a doctor and as a lawyer. He died on 28 December 1893 in his home in Mexico, where he was also buried.