John Hall Fulton (1792 – January 28, 1836) was a nineteenth-century politician and lawyer from Virginia. He was the brother of Andrew S. Fulton.

John H. Fulton
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 18th district
In office
March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1835
Preceded byJoseph Johnson
Succeeded byGeorge W. Hopkins
Member of the Virginia Senate from Washington, Lee, Scott, Russell, and Tazewell Counties
In office
1828 – 1830
Preceded byJohn D. Sharp
Succeeded byConstituency abolished
Member of the Virginia House of Delegates from Washington County
In office
1822 – 1824
Personal details
Augusta County, Virginia, US
DiedJanuary 28, 1836 (aged 43–44)
Abingdon, Virginia, US
Resting placeSinking Spring Cemetery, Abingdon, Virginia
Political partyJacksonian
Alma materHampden-Sydney College

Biography edit

Born in Augusta County, Virginia, Fulton attended common schools as a child and went on to graduate from Hampden-Sydney College. He studied law and was admitted to the bar, commencing practice in Abingdon, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates in 1823 and 1824 and the Virginia Senate from 1829 to 1831. Fulton was elected a Jacksonian to the United States House of Representatives in 1832, serving from 1833 to 1835, being unsuccessful for reelection in 1834. He ran for the House again in 1836, but died before the election on January 28, 1836, in Abingdon, Virginia. He was interred in Sinking Spring Cemetery in Abingdon.

External links edit

  • United States Congress. "John H. Fulton (id: F000423)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 18th congressional district

1833 – 1835
Succeeded by