Daniel D. Johnson

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Daniel D. Johnson
President of the Senate of West Virginia
In office
1872–1877, 1878–1881
Preceded by Carlos A. Sperry (first term)
Ulysses N. Arnett (second term)
Succeeded by Ulysses N. Arnett (first term)
Albert E. Summers (second term)
Member of the West Virginia Senate
Personal details
Born Daniel Dye Johnson
(1836-04-28)April 28, 1836
Tyler County, Virginia
Died December 18, 1893(1893-12-18) (aged 57)
Long Reach, West Virginia
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Mary Maria Martin
Military service
Service/branch  United States Army
Years of service 1862–1865
Rank Union Army colonel rank insignia.png Colonel, USV
Commands 14th West Virginia Infantry
2nd Brigade, Kanawha Division
Battles/wars American Civil War

Daniel Dye Johnson was an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He later became a (Democratic) Senator and Senate President of the West Virginia Senate from Tyler County and served from 1872 to 1877 and from 1879 to 1881.[1][2][3] He died in 1893.[4][5]


  1. ^ Atkinson, G.W.; Gibbens, A.F. (1890). Prominent Men of West Virginia: Biographical Sketches, the Growth and Advancement of the State, a Compendium of Returns of Every Election, a Record of Every State Officer. W. L. Callin. p. 467. Retrieved 2015-08-27. 
  2. ^ Joyce Dabiri, Kelly L. Pruett (8 March 2012). "Johnson, Daniel Dye" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-08-27. 
  3. ^ Myers, S. (1915). Myers' History of West Virginia. 2. Wheeling News Lithograph Company. Retrieved 2015-08-27. 
  4. ^ "West Virginia Vital Research Records - Record Image". wvculture.org. Retrieved 2015-08-27. 
  5. ^ "Tree Details — FamilySearch.org". familysearch.org. Retrieved 2015-08-27. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Carlos A. Sperry
President of the WV Senate
1872–1877, 1878–1881
Succeeded by
Ulysses N. Arnett