Thomas Johnson (Kansas politician)
Thomas Johnson (July 11, 1802 – January 2, 1865) was a Methodist missionary and a member of the Kansas territorial legislature. Johnson County, Kansas is named for him. Johnson was a known slave holder in Kansas and sided strongly with the proslavery group in Kansas. Johnson was pro-Southern but had signed a Unionist pledge.
- Shawnee Methodist Mission Cemetery - Johnson County, Kansas from interment.net[unreliable source]
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 169.
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