John Gaston Grant

John Gaston Grant ( born January 1, 1858 Henderson County, North Carolina, † June 21, 1923 in Hendersonville, North Carolina ) was an American politician. Between 1909 and 1911 he represented the state of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives.


John Grant received a limited education and has much teaching material itself appropriated. He then worked in agriculture. Politically, he was a member of the Republican Party. He described himself as a "radical Republicans ". In 1889, he was elected to the House of Representatives from North Carolina. From 1892 to 1896 he served as sheriff sheriff in Henderson County.

In the congressional elections of 1908, Grant was in the tenth constituency of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of William T. Crawford on March 4, 1909. Since he Democrat James M. Gudger defeated in 1910, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1911. After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives John Grant am continuing its previous activities in agriculture. He died on June 21, 1923 in Hendersonville.