John Stratton (Virginia politician)

John Stratton ( born August 19, 1769 in Eastville, Northampton County, Virginia; † May 10, 1804 in Norfolk, Virginia ) was an American politician. Between 1801 and 1803 he represented the state of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


John Stratton attended the public schools of his home. After a subsequent study of law and qualifying as a lawyer, he began to work in this profession. At the same time he embarked on a political career. In the years 1789-1792 he was a member of the House of Representatives from Virginia. Later he became a member of the late 1790s, founded by Alexander Hamilton Federalist Party.

In the congressional elections of 1800 Stratton was in the twelfth electoral district of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Thomas Evans on March 4, 1801. Until March 3, 1803, he was able to complete a term in Congress. John Stratton died on 10 May 1804 in Norfolk.