John T. Dunn

John Thomas Dunn ( born June 4, 1838 in Tipperary, Ireland, † February 22, 1907 in Elizabeth, New Jersey ) was an American politician. Between 1893 and 1895 he represented the State of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives.


In 1845 John Dunn came with his father from his Irish home to New Jersey. He was first educated at home. From 1862 he worked as a businessman. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career. In 1878 he was a town councilor in Elizabeth; 1879 to 1882 he was a member of the New Jersey General Assembly, which he was president in 1882. After studying law and his 1882 was admitted to the bar he began in Elizabeth to work in this profession.

In the congressional elections of 1892 Dunn was in the then newly- eighth Election District of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he took up his new mandate on March 4, 1893. Since he has not been confirmed in 1894, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1895. After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Dunn practiced as a lawyer again. He died on 22 February 1907 in Elizabeth.