Charles Johnson (North Carolina)

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Charles Johnson (died July 23, 1802) was a Congressional representative from North Carolina. Johnson was born in Chowan County, North Carolina; 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.

Johnson built the original section of the Strawberry Hill plantation home.[1]

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  1. ^ Mary A. Hinson and Elizabeth Moore (November 1979). "Strawberry Hill" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01. 

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
David Stone
United States Representative in Congress
from North Carolina's 8th congressional district

1801–1802
Succeeded by
Thomas Wynns