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Joseph Addison Johnson

J.H. Johnson
Full Name: Joseph Addison "Joe" Johnson
Birth date: March 6, 1840
Death date: May 5, 1925

Terms of Service

  • House, 21st (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/8/1889 - 1/13/1891
    Democrat
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(2) Democrat. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature 1889.
(3) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, Company I, 31st Louisiana Infantry. Joseph Addison Johnson, age 84, born in Maringold County, Alabama, death date 5/5/1925 in Palestine, Anderson County, Texas. Pension File No. 39600, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com .
  • Joe A. Johnson (1840-1925), burial in Judson Cemetery, Cayuga, Anderson County. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, Joseph Addison Johnson, pp. 318-319. Born 3/6/1840 in Maringold, Alabama, married Sarah S. Benton in Marion County, Arkansas, in 1860. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature 1889.
  • Confederate States Army, Company I, 31st Louisiana Infantry, Stephen D. Lee's Brigade, M.L. Smith's Division, General John C. Pemberton Corps. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature 1889.
  • Death notice, "Father of Jacksonville Woman Died at Palestine," The Tyler Journal, 5/15/1925, p. 5, crediting Smith County Historical Society. Dateline May 11, news received of the death of Col. Joe A. Johnson of Palestine. "He served several terms in the state legislature from that county and was a well known and useful citizen." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Death notice, "Col. Joe A. Johnson Dead," 5/7/1925, p. 4. Dateline May 6, Palestine, "Col. Joe A. Johnson, 85, one time representative of this county in the Legislature, died at the home of his son, A.W. Johnson, in this city." Burial at his home in Cayuga. San Antonio Express .

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