John R. Hathaway (b. June 18, 1929, d. 2001) was an attorney. Hathaway served as a Republican on the Ann Arbor City Council representing Ward 4 from April 1965 to April 1969.


Hathaway, who died in 2001 at the age of 72, began writing his memories after suffering a stroke that forced him to retire from his law practice at age 62.