James Hutchins Johnson

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Hon.
James Hutchins Johnson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Hampshire's At-large district
In office
March 4, 1845 – March 3, 1847
Preceded by John R. Reding
Succeeded by District eliminated
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Hampshire's 4th district
In office
March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849
Preceded by At-large
Succeeded by Harry Hibbard
Member of the
New Hampshire Executive Council
In office
1842–1845
Member of the
New Hampshire Senate
In office
1839–1839
Personal details
Born June 3, 1802
Bath, New Hampshire
Died September 2, 1887 (aged 85)
Bath, New Hampshire
Resting place Bath Village Cemetery

James Hutchins Johnson (June 3, 1802 – September 2, 1887) was a U.S. Representative from New Hampshire.

History[edit]

Born in Bath, New Hampshire, Johnson attended the local public schools.

Business[edit]

He owned and operated a lumber mill. He was deputy sheriff of Grafton County in 1824 and 1825. He served as paymaster of the Thirty-second Regiment Militia in 1826, later as adjutant and colonel.

Politics[edit]

He was a member of the New Hampshire Senate in 1839 and a member of the New Hampshire Executive Council in 1842 and 1845.

Johnson was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-ninth and Thirtieth Congresses (March 4, 1845 – March 3, 1849).

Death[edit]

He died in Bath, New Hampshire, September 2, 1887, and was interred in the Bath Village Cemetery.

References[edit]

U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
At-large
U.S. Representative for the 4th District of New Hampshire
March 4, 1845–March 3, 1849
Succeeded by
Harry Hibbard