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John Lovett (February 20, 1761August 12, 1818) was a U.S. Representative from New Yorkmarker.

Born in Newent Society, in the present township of Lisbon, Connecticutmarker, Lovett was graduated from Yale College in 1782.He moved to Albany, New Yorkmarker, and thence to Fort Miller, New York, where he was employed as general agent and land steward.He moved to Lansingburgh, New Yorkmarker.He served as member of the State assembly in 1800 and 1801.He returned to Albany and served as clerk of the common council until the outbreak of the War of 1812.Military secretary to Gen. Stephen Van Rensselaer at the northwestern frontier.He was wounded at the Battle of Queenstown in October 1812.He returned to Albany.He was clerk of Albany County from March 3, 1813, to March 31, 1815.

Lovett was elected as a Federalist to the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Congresses (March 4, 1813March 3, 1817).He was not a candidate for renomination in 1816.Began the settlement of Perrysburg, Ohiomarker.He died at Fort Meigsmarker, Ohiomarker, August 12, 1818.

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