George A. Johnson

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George A. Johnson
15th Attorney General of California
In office
1887–1891
Governor Robert Waterman
Preceded by Edward C. Marshall
Succeeded by William H. H. Hart
Member of the California Senate
from the 1st district
In office
1883–1887
Personal details
Born 1829
Died 1894 (aged 64–65)
San Francisco, USA
Nationality American

George A. Johnson (1829–1894) was California Attorney General. Prior to that, he was Member of California State Assembly 1st District (1863) and served on the State Senate, 1883–87. He is famous for litigating against the railroad companies and forcing them to pay taxes.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Edward C. Marshall
Attorney General of California
1887–1891
Succeeded by
William H. H. Hart