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John R. Fellows (July 29, 1832 - December 7, 1896) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in Troy, New York, Fellows moved to Saratoga County, New York, with his parents, who settled near Mechanicville. He attended the country schools.

He moved to Camden, Arkansas, in 1850. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1855, and commenced practice in Camden. He served as presidential elector on the Constitutional-Union ticket of Bell and Everett in 1860. He served as delegate to the State secession convention in 1861. He entered the Confederate States Army in the First Arkansas Regiment. After the Battle of Shiloh, he was assigned to staff duties as assistant adjutant and inspector general at Vicksburg. He was captured at the surrender of Port Hudson, Louisiana, July 9, 1863, and released June 10, 1865. He resumed the practice of law in Camden. He was a member of the Arkansas Senate1866–1867.

He moved to New York City in 1868 and continued the practice of law. He served as delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1868. He served as assistant district attorney 1869–1872 and 1885–1887. Fellows was elected New York district attorney and served 1888–1890. Fellows was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second and Fifty-third Congresses and served from March 4, 1891, until his resignation, effective December 31, 1893. He served as district attorney of New York City again, from January 1, 1894, until his death in New York City December 7, 1896.

He was interred in Trinity Church Cemetery.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Randolph B. Martine
District Attorney - New York County, New York
1888-1890
Succeeded by
Delancey Nicholls
Preceded by
Delancey Nicholls
District Attorney - New York County, New York
1893-1897
Succeeded by
William K. Olcott
Government offices
Preceded by
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's tbsth congressional district

March 4, 1891–December 31, 1893
Succeeded by
Lemuel Ely Quigg (R)

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