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Alexander Smith Johnson

jurist

Alexander Smith Johnson, American jurist. member of New York State Commision on Appeals, 1873.

Background

Johnson, Alexander Smith was born on July 30, 1817 in Utica, New York, United States. Son of Alexander B. and Abigail (Adams) Johnson.

Education

Graduated from Yale, 1835. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Hamilton College, 1859.

Career

Admitted to the bar, 1838. Judge New York Court of Appeals, 1851-1859, 73-74, chief judge, 1858-1859. Practiced law, Utica, 1859-1873.

Member of New York State Commision on Appeals, 1873. United States circuit judge 2d Judicial Circuit, 1875. Regent University State New York.

Membership

Member of New York State Commision on Appeals, 1873.

Connections

Married Catherine Crysler, November 1852, 4 children.

father:
Alexander B. Johnson

mother:
Abigail (Adams) Johnson

spouse:
Catherine Crysler