JOHNSON, James, (Birth date unknown - 1825)


JOHNSON, James, a Representative from Virginia; born in Virginia, birth date unknown; completed preparatory studies; was graduated from the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va., about 1795; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced in Williamsburg; delegate to the State constitutional convention, 1788; member of the State house of delegates, 1797-1804, 1806, 1807, and 1809-1813; moved to Isle of Wight County, 1807 and continued the practice of law; elected as a Republican to the Thirteenth and to the three succeeding Congresses and served until his resignation on March 4, 1813 (March 4, 1813-February 1, 1820); appointed collector of customs at Norfolk, February 1, 1820-December 7, 1825; died on December 7, 1825, in Norfolk, Va..