John Crompton Weems

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John Crompton Weems (1778 – January 20, 1862) was an American politician.

Born in Waterloo, Calvert County, Maryland, Weems attended St. John's College of Annapolis, Maryland, and engaged in planting. He was elected to the Nineteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Joseph Kent, was reelected to the Twentieth Congress, and served from February 1, 1826, to March 3, 1829. He resumed agricultural pursuits afterwards, and died on his plantation, "Loch Eden", in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. He is interred in a private cemetery on his estate.


  • United States Congress. "John Crompton Weems (id: W000250)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Joseph Kent
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maryland's 2nd congressional district

Succeeded by
Benedict Joseph Semmes