Frederick A. Johnson

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Frederick A. Johnson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 18th district
In office
March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1885
Preceded by John Hammond
Succeeded by Henry G. Burleigh
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 21st district
In office
March 4, 1885 - March 3, 1887
Preceded by George W. Ray
Succeeded by John H. Moffitt
Personal details
Born (1833-01-02)January 2, 1833
Fort Edward, New York
Died July 17, 1893(1893-07-17) (aged 60)
Glens Falls, New York
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Harriet Elizabeth Locke Johnson
Children Albert Cheney Johnson
Profession banker

politician

Frederick Avery Johnson (January 2, 1833 – July 17, 1893) was an American politician and a United States Representative from New York.

Biography[edit]

Born in Fort Edward, New York, Johnson attended the common schools and graduated from Glens Falls Academy in nearby Glens Falls, New York. He married Harriet Elizabeth Locke on September 1, 1858.[1]

Career[edit]

Johnson engaged in banking and in the wool business in New York City and later in banking in Glens Falls. He served as president of the village of Glens Falls.

Elected as a Republican to the Forty-eighth Congress representing New York's eighteenth district, Johnson served from March 4, 1883 to March 3, 1885. He was then elected to the Forty-ninth Congress representing New York's twenty-first district from March 4, 1885 to March 3, 1887.[2] He was not a candidate for renomination in 1886.

Death[edit]

Johnson died at Glens Falls, Warren County, New York on July 17, 1893 (age 60 years, 196 days). He is interred at Glens Falls Cemetery (also known as Bay Street Cemetery), Glens Falls, New York.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Frederick A. Johnson". Find A Grave. Retrieved 25 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Frederick A. Johnson". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 25 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Frederick A. Johnson". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 25 July 2013. 

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
John Hammond
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 18th congressional district

1883–1885
Succeeded by
Henry G. Burleigh
Preceded by
George W. Ray
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 21st congressional district

1885–1887
Succeeded by
John H. Moffitt