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Herschel Vespasian Johnson
Birth: Sep. 18, 1812
Death: Aug. 16, 1880

US Senator, Georgia Governor. Elected as a Senator from Georgia, he served from 1848 to 1849. Also served as a Candidate for United States Representative in 1853, State Court Judge in 1849, and from 1873 until his death in 1880, Democratic Candidate for United States Vice President in 1860, Delegate to the Georgia Secession Convention in 1861, Senator from Georgia in the Confederate Congress from 1863 to 1865, and Delegate to the Georgia State Constitutional Convention in 1865. From 1853 to 1857 Johnson was the Governor of Georgia.  (bio by: K) 
 
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 Parents:
  Nancy Palmer Johnson (1786 - 1855)
 
 Spouse:
  Ann F. Polk Johnson (1809 - 1884)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Louisville Cemetery (Louisville)
Louisville
Jefferson County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Feb 12, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7178667
Herschel Vespasian Johnson
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Herschel Vespasian Johnson
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Herschel Vespasian Johnson
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- Donna Lee Wall
 Added: Sep. 17, 2012
Son of: Moses Johnson & Nancy Palmer Johnsona. Husband of:Ann F. Polk Walker
- flgrl
 Added: Apr. 11, 2011
B:Near Farmer's Bridge, Burke County,Georgia.(1 of Georgia's 8 original counties. When the colony was established in 1732, the area now known as Burke County was called the Halifax District.)1834 Grad.from U.of Georgia.
- flgrl
 Added: Apr. 11, 2011
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