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Joshua Foster Johnson

Joshua Foster Johnson
Full Name: Joshua Foster Johnson
Birth date: September 28, 1824
Death date: February 15, 1877

Terms of Service

  • House, 3rd (1) Legislature
    11/5/1849 - 11/3/1851
(1) Roster of members elect of the 3rd Legislature, Matthewson, R.C., Texas State Gazette (Austin, Texas), 9/29/1849, p. 6, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

Biographical Notes and Resources


  • Photograph. Joshua Foster Johnson, Constitutional Convention of 1875 Composite Photo. From the collection of the Texas State Library and Archives Commisison.

Other Resources

  • JOHNSON, JOSHUA FOSTER (1824-1877). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Joshua Foster Johnson, "Remained as a non-supportive civilian in Confederate Texas throughout the war . . . Delegate to Secession Convention; one of seven members who voted against secession." Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide 2002.
  • Delegate to Constitutional Convention, 1875. Included in Journal of the Constitutional Convention of the State of Texas: Begun and Held at the City of Austin Texas. Constitutional Convention (1875). Galveston : Printed for the Convention at the "News" Office, 1875, pp. 3-4. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin) 2009.
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