MCCARTY, JOHNATHAN, a Representative from Indiana; born in Culpeper County, Va., August 3, 1795;
attended the public schools; moved to Indiana in 1803 with his father, who settled in Franklin County;
engaged in mercantile pursuits; member of the State house of representatives in 1818; moved to
Connersville, Fayette County, Ind.; clerk of the county court 1819-1827; elected as a Jacksonian to
the Twenty-second and Twenty-third Congresses and reelected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the
Twenty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1831-March 3, 1837); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in
1836 to the Twenty-fifth Congress; presidential elector on the Whig ticket in 1840; moved to Keokuk,
Iowa, where he died March 30, 1852; interment in Oakland Cemetery.