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Cave Johnson

  • Birth 11 Jan 1793 Walnut Grove, Robertson County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 23 Nov 1866 Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 6009350

Trained as a lawyer, Johnson served in the U. S. Congress as a representative from Tennessee from 1829 to 1837 and again from 1839 to 1845. Appointed by President James Polk in 1845 to U. S. Postmaster General, he held that office until 1849. He was president of the Bank of Tennessee from 1854 to 1860.

Bio by: Don Connelly


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Connelly
  • Added: 2 Dec 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6009350
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cave Johnson (11 Jan 1793–23 Nov 1866), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6009350, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .