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James Johnson

  • Birth 12 Feb 1811 Robeson County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 20 Nov 1891 Chattahoochee County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 7959364

Georgia Governor. US Representative. Elected as a US Representative from 1851 to 1853, Johnson was appointed the Provisional Governor of Georgia by President Andrew Johnson at the end of the Civil War. As governor, he rescinded the Act of Secession, and adopted a new state constitution. He later ran unsuccessfully for the US Senate and US Presidency. He also served as a Georgia superior court judge.

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  • Added: 8 Oct 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7959364
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Johnson (12 Feb 1811–20 Nov 1891), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7959364, citing Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .