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John Warfield JOHNSTON

Johnston and Nicketti Buchanan Floyd had twelve children, one of whom was Dr. George Ben Johnston, prominent physician in Richmond who is credited with the first antiseptic operation performed in Virginia. Both the Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon and the Johnston-Willis Hospital in Richmond are named after him.

Background

  • Ethnicity: Johnston's ancestry was Scottish, English, Welsh, and Scots-Irish.

  • Education

    • Johnston attended Abingdon Academy, South Carolina College at Columbia, and the law department of the University of Virginia at Charlottesville

    Works

    • The True South vs the Silent South, The Century.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: United States Senator

    Religion

    He was converted after the marriage

    Denomination: Catholic

    Membership

    • Committee on Revolutionary Claims

    • Committee on Revolutionary Claims

    Connections

    • father: John Warfield
    • mother: Louisa Smith
    • Wife: Nicketti Buchanan
    John Warfield JOHNSTON
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    Born September 9, 1818
    Died February 27, 1889
    (aged 70)
    Nationality
    • November, 1844 - November, 1846
      commonwealth attorney , Tazewell County
    • November, 1846 - November, 1848
      remainder , Virginia Senate

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