John T. Hunt

John Thomas Hunt ( born February 2, 1860 in St. Louis, Missouri, † November 30, 1916 ) was an American politician. Between 1903 and 1907 he represented the State of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives.


John Hunt attended the public schools of his home. In his youth he was active as a player and umpire in baseball. Later he worked as a stonemason and as contractors on trade with stones. At the same time he began a political career as a member of the Democratic Party. In the congressional elections of 1902 he was in the eleventh electoral district of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Charles Frederick Joy on March 4, 1903. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1907 two legislative sessions.

In 1906, he was not nominated by his party for re-election. Two years later, he failed again in the Democratic Primary for the elections of the year 1908. After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives Hunt worked again in the stonemason industry. He died on November 30, 1916 in St. Louis.