John B. Forester as an American politician that represented Tennessee's fifth district in the United States House of Representatives. He was born in McMinnville, Tennessee and received a limited schooling. He studied law, was admitted to the bar, and practiced law. He was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third Congress and re-elected as an Anti-Jacksonian candidate to the Twenty-fourth Congress. He died on August 1, 1845.
This article incorporates facts obtained from the public domain Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.