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JOHNSON, Charles

1752–1802

Biography

JOHNSON, Charles, (relative of James Iredell, relative of Samuel Johnston), a Representative from North Carolina; born in Scotland in 1752; pursued an academic course; engaged as a planter; elected to the Continental Congress, 1781, 1784, and 1785, but did not attend; served in the State senate, 1781-1784, 1788-1790, and 1792; elected as a Republican to the Seventh Congress (March 4, 1801-July 23, 1802); died on July 23, 1802, in Bandon, near Edenton, Chowan County, N.C.; interment in Edenton Cemetery (now Strawberry Hill Cemetery), Edenton, N.C.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

New-York Historical Society

New York, NY
Papers: March 12, 1802. 1 letter.
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