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John Baptista Ashe (1810–1857), born in Beaufort, North Carolina, was an American lawyer and the nephew of the Revolutionary War John Baptista Ashe. He served as a U.S. Congressman for Tennessee for one term (1843–1845).

He was born in Rocky Point, Pender County, North Carolina, in 1810. He attended Fayetteville Academy and was graduated from Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, in 1830. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1832. Ashe then moved to Tennessee and commenced practice in Brownsville. He was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1845). After leaving Congress, he moved to Galveston County, Texas, and settled near Galveston. He continued the practice of his chosen profession until his death in Galveston on December 29, 1857. He was buried in a cemetery near Galveston.

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