John G. Warwick

John George Warwick ( born December 23, 1830, County Tyrone, United Kingdom, † August 14 1892 in Washington DC ) was an American politician. In the years 1891 and 1892, he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


John Warwick attended the public schools of his native Northern Ireland. Around 1850, he emigrated with his brother to America. For some time he lived in Philadelphia. Then he moved to Navarre in Ohio, where he was bookkeeper in a dry goods business. Subsequently, he also worked in the city of Massillon in a haberdashery business. Later, he joined in the milling industry, the coal mining and agriculture. He also became involved with the railroad, where he promoted the expansion of the rail network. Later he became a member of the board of a railway company. Politically, he joined the Democratic Party. Between 1884 and 1886 he was vice- governor of Ohio.

In the congressional elections of 1892 was Warwick in the 16th electoral district of Ohio against the later U.S. President William McKinley in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of James W. Owens on March 4, 1893. This mandate he was able to exercise until his death on 14 August 1892. He died as a result of food poisoning, which he had contracted at a banquet of a railroad company in New York City.