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John Warfield JOHNSTON Edit Profile

Senator

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.

Johnston, John Warfield was born on September 9, 1818 in Panicello, near Abingdon, Virginia, United States.

Education

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

Works

  • book

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

Religion

He was converted after the marriage

Membership

Member Va; member United States Senate (Conservative) from Va.

  • Committee on Revolutionary Claims

  • Committee on Revolutionary Claims

Connections

father:
John Warfield

mother:
Louisa Smith

wife:
Nicketti Buchanan