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Charles JOHNSON

JOHNSON, Charles, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Chowan County, N.C., birth date unknown; pursued an academic course; engaged as a planter; elected to the Continental Congress, 1…

Johnson

(Dr. Samuel) lived in Fleet Street—first in Fetter Lane, then in Boswell Court, then in Gough Square, then in the Inner Temple Lane for seven years, then in Johnson's Court (No. 7) fo…

Charles Fletcher JOHNSON

Senate Years of Service: 1911-1917Party: DemocratJOHNSON, Charles Fletcher, a Senator from Maine; born in Winslow, Kennebec County, Maine, February 14, 1859; attended the common schools and the…

George William JOHNSON

JOHNSON, George William, a Representative from West Virginia; born near Charles Town, Jefferson County, W.Va., on November 10, 1869; attended the common schools and Shepherd College State Norma…

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

The first woman ever elected head of an African state, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was sworn in as the president of Liberia on 16 January 2006. Born and educated in Monrovia, she continued her studies in t…

Lyndon Baines JOHNSON

Senate Years of Service: 1949-1961Party: DemocratJOHNSON, Lyndon Baines, (father-in-law of Charles Spittal Robb), a Representative and a Senator from Texas and a Vice President and 36th Preside…

Charles Taylor

Charles Taylor was the president of Liberia from August of 1997 until August of 2003, when he stepped down amid accusations of war crimes. The son of an Americo-Liberian and a Gola tribe member, Taylo…

Charles Sumner

Charles Sumner was a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts (1851-74) who was active before and after the Civil War in the movement to abolish slavery and give equal rights to black Americans. In 1856, Char…

Charles Chester REID

REID, Charles Chester, a Representative from Arkansas; born in Clarksville, Johnson County, Ark., June 15, 1868; attended the public schools and the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville 1883-…

Charles Hopper GIBSON

Senate Years of Service: 1891-1897Party: DemocratGIBSON, Charles Hopper, (cousin of Henry Richard Gibson), a Representative and a Senator from Maryland; born near Centerville, Queen Anne County…