In 1847 he elected a Civil Justice of New York City, serving on the bench until the office was abolished in 1849.
Haskin was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fifth Congress and reelected as an Anti-Lecompton Democrat to the Thirty-sixth Congress, serving from March 4, 1857 to March 3, 1861. During his tenure he served as Chairman of the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Navy (Thirty-fifth Congress) and the Committee on Public Expenditures (Thirty-sixth Congress).
After leaving Congress Haskin resumed practicing law, and was elected to another term as Town Supervisor in 1863.
- United States Congress. "John B. Haskin (id: H000321)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- John Bussing Haskin at Find A Grave
- John Bussing Haskin at Political Graveyard
- John Thomas Scharf, editor, History of Westchester County, New York, Volume 1 Part 2, 1886, pages 549-550
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from New York's 9th congressional district
March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1861
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