Charles Johnston Edit Profile
He moved to Poughkeepsie, New York, He studied law, was admitted to the bar and practiced in Poughkeepsie.
Johnston was elected as a Whig to the 26th Congress (March 4, 1839 – March 3, 1841). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1840 to the 27th Congress. After leaving Congress, Johnston resumed practicing law.
He died in Poughkeepsie on September 1, 1845. In 1861 he was reburied at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.
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