John Hartwell Marable

John Hartwell Marable (* November 18, 1786 in Lawrenceville, Brunswick County, Virginia; † April 11, 1844 in Montgomery County, Tennessee ) was an American politician. Between 1825 and 1829 he represented the state of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives.


John Marable enjoyed an academic education and then studied medicine in Philadelphia. After qualifying as a doctor, he began to work in his new profession. Later he transferred his residence and his practice by Yellow Creek in Tennessee. At the same time he began a political career. In the years 1817 and 1818, he sat in the Senate from Tennessee.

In the 1820s Marable joined the movement to the future President Andrew Jackson, from the 1828 emerged the Democratic Party. In the congressional elections of 1824 he was in the eighth constituency of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of James T. Sandford on March 4, 1825. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1829 two legislative sessions. These were dominated by discussions between supporters and opponents of Andrew Jackson.

In 1828, John Marable was not re-elected. After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives, he practiced as a doctor again. He died on April 11, 1844 and was buried near Clarksville.