John F. Starr
Date of Birth : Mar 25, 1818
Date of Death : Aug 9, 1904
Birth Place : Philadelphia
John Farson Starr, was an American Republican Party politician, who served in the United States House of Representatives, where he represented New Jersey's 1st congressional district from 1863 to 1867.
Starr was born in Philadelphia on March 25, 1818. He completed preparatory studies, and moved to Camden, New Jersey in 1844. He was one of the founders of the Camden Iron Works and engaged in mercantile pursuits. He was president of the First National Bank of Camden for over thirty years, up to the time of his death.
Starr was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses, serving in office from March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1867, but was not a candidate for renomination in 1866. He died in Atlantic City, New Jersey on August 9, 1904, and was interred in Harleigh Cemetery in Camden.