William H. Johnson

Full Name: William H. Johnson
Date of birth: May 9, 1819
Date of death: November 13, 1891

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 20 Nov 3, 1851 - Nov 7, 1853 4th     Mount Pleasant / Titus   Titus

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House District 20
Nov 3, 1851 - Nov 7, 1853
Legislatures: 4th  
Home City/County: Mount Pleasant / Titus
Counties in district: Titus

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Lieutenant Colonel, 22nd Texas Cavalry Regiment, "also known as the First Indian-Texas Regiment." Handbook of Texas Online.
  • William H. Johnson. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.

Other Resources

  • Mentioned in "'Blessed with Peace!' War's Bitter Aftermath," pp. 102-136. Brush Men and Vigilantes: Civil War Dissent in Texas, 2000.
  • Mentioned in list of "Future Republicans . . . at one time or another championed Know-Nothingism." Baggett, James Alex, "Origins of Early Texas Republican Party Leadership," The Journal of Southern History, Vol.40(3), August 1974, p. 443. Journal of Southern History.
  • Included on list of "Texas Know Nothing Leaders with a Summary of Biographical Data Taken from the . . . United States Eighth Census, 1860." The party was active at the state level in Texas in 1855 and 1856. "By 1857 the party had virtually disappeared in Texas." "An Analysis of the Texas Know Nothings," The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 70, Number 3, January 1967, pp. 414-423, crediting Texas State Historical Association. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Committee Information top

4th R.S. - 1851
Military Affairs, Governor's Message  

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