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James Johnson

James Johnson, American army officer, congressman. Served as lieutenant colonel Kentucky Volunteers under command of his brother (Colonel Richard M. Johnson) during War of 1812; member United States House of Representatives (Democrat) from Kentucky, 19th Congress, 1825-1826.

Background

  • Johnson, James was born on January 1, 1774 in Orange County, Virginia, United States. Son of Robert and Jemima (Sugget) Johnson.

  • Education

    • At least 3 children.

    Membership

    Served as lieutenant colonel Kentucky Volunteers under command of his brother (Colonel Richard M. Johnson) during War of 1812. Member United States House of Representatives (Democrat) from Kentucky, 19th Congress, 1825-1826.

    Connections

    • father: Robert Johnson
    • mother: Jemima (Sugget) Johnson
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    Born January 1, 1774
    Died August 13, 1826
    (aged 52)
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