John Causin

John M. S. Causin (1811 – January 30, 1861) was an American politician.

Causin was born in St. Mary's County, Maryland. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in Prince George's County, Maryland about 1836, and returned to St. Mary's County to practice. He served as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates in 1837 and again 1843, and was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth Congress, serving from March 4, 1843 to March 3, 1845.

After his tenure in Congress, Causin moved to Annapolis, Maryland, and served as a delegate to the State constitutional convention. He later moved to Chicago, Illinois, in 1858 and resumed the practice of law. He died in Cairo, Illinois, and is interred in the City Cemetery (now Lincoln Park) of Chicago.


  • United States Congress. "John Causin (id: C000258)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Isaac Dashiell Jones
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maryland's 1st congressional district

March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1845
Succeeded by
John Grant Chapman