Edward Johnson (British politician)
Johnson was the son of John Johnson of St Osyth's Priory, Essex, and his wife Ann Haward, daughter of William Haward of Battersea. He was educated at King's College London and became a merchant in London. He was J.P. for Devon.
At the 1880 general election Johnson was elected Member of Parliament for Exeter. He held the seat until 1885 when the representation was reduced from two members to one under the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885.
Johnson died in Algiers at the age of 61.
Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Edward Johnson
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
John George Johnson
| Member of Parliament for Exeter
With: Henry Northcote
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