Charles Johnson (North Carolina politician)
Charles Johnson (died July 23, 1802) was a Congressional representative from North Carolina. Johnson was born in Scotland; engaged as a planter; elected to the Continental Congress in 1781, 1784, and 1785, but did not attend; served in the state senate in 1781–1784, 1788–1790, and 1792 (and as Speaker in 1789 after the death of Richard Caswell); elected as a Republican in a special election to the Seventh Congress (serving from March 4, 1801 until his death on July 23, 1802 in Bandon, near Edenton, North Carolina); interment in Edenton Cemetery.
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from North Carolina's 8th district
March 4, 1801 – July 23, 1802
|Preceded by||David Stone|
|Succeeded by||Thomas Wynns|
|Died||July 23, 1802|
Bandon, near Edenton, North Carolina, United States
|Political party||Democratic-Republican Party|
Johnson served in the North Carolina Senate representing Chowan County, North Carolina from 1781 to 1784 and from 1788 to 1792.
Johnson built the original section of the Strawberry Hill plantation home.
- ^ "Charles Johnson or something like that". The New York Evening Post. April 9, 1802.
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- ^ a b Moore, James Elliott (1988). "Charles Johnson". NCPEDIA. Retrieved December 15, 2019.
- "CSR Documents by Johnston, Charles." Colonial and State Records of North Carolina. Documenting the American South, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. https://docsouth.unc.edu/csr/index.html/creators/csr10613
- U.S. Congress Biographical Directory entry
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