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James JOHNSON

JOHNSON, James, a Representative from Virginia; born in Virginia, birth date unknown; completed preparatory studies; was graduated from the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va., about…

JOHNSON, James

JOHNSON, James, (brother of Richard Mentor Johnson and John Telemachus Johnson and uncle of Robert Ward Johnson), a Representative from Kentucky; born in Orange County, Va., January 1, 1774; mov…

James Hutchins JOHNSON

JOHNSON, James Hutchins, a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Bath, Grafton County, N.H., June 3, 1802; attended the public schools; owned and operated a lumber mill; deputy sheriff of …

James Augustus JOHNSON

JOHNSON, James Augustus, a Representative from California; born in Spartanburg, S.C., May 16, 1829; moved with his parents to Arkansas when quite young; attended the common schools; moved to Ca…

JOHNSON, James

JOHNSON, James, a Representative from Georgia; born in Robeson County, N.C., February 12, 1811; was graduated from the University of Georgia, Athens, Ga., 1832; taught school; studied law; was ad…

James Leeper JOHNSON

JOHNSON, James Leeper, a Representative from Kentucky; born near Smithland, Livingston County, Ky., October 30, 1818; attended private schools; moved to Owensboro, Ky., in 1836; studied law; wa…

JOHNSON, James

JOHNSON, James, a Representative from Virginia; born in Virginia, birth date unknown; completed preparatory studies; was graduated from the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va., about 1…

James Johnson LINDLEY

LINDLEY, James Johnson, a Representative from Missouri; born in Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio, January 1, 1822; moved with his parents to Cynthiana, Ky., in 1836; attended Woodville College,…

James Paul (Jim) JOHNSON

JOHNSON, James Paul (Jim), a Representative from Colorado; born in Yankton, Yankton County, S.Dak., June 2, 1930; B.A., Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., 1952; LL.B., University of Color…

Samuel Johnson

A towering figure of 18th-century English literature, Samuel Johnson gained fame from his conversation and wit as much as from his writings. The son of a bookseller, Johnson moved to London in the 17…