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W.N. Johnston William Milling Johnston
Full Name: William Milling Johnston
Date of birth: September 16, 1836
Date of death: December 25, 1894

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 26 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2)   Democrat Centerville / Leon   Leon
H 26 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (3)   Democrat Centerville / Leon   Leon

(1) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
(3) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, William Milling Johnston, p. 259. Born 9/16/1839 in Melrose, Scotland. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company D, 26th Texas Cavalry, enlisted 10/8/1861. William Milling Johnston, death date 12/25/1894 in Leon County; widow Mrs. Mary E. Johnston, marriage date 11/29/1866 in Leon County. Pension File No. 15899, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army, 26th Texas Cavalry. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Other Resources
  • W.M. Johnston, birth date 9/16/1836, death date 12/25/1894, burial in Centerville Cemetery, Centerville, Leon County. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, Capt. Wm. M. Johnston, Centerville, Leon County, The Galveston Daily News, 12/28/1894, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Member of the 16th and 17th Legislatures. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • W.M. Johnston, C.S.A., husband of Mary Ella Johnston, Company D, DeBray's Regiment, Leon County, birth date 9/16/1836, death date 12/25/1894, burial in Centerville Cemetery, Leon County. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. W.N. Johnston, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 17th session composite photo of House members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Constitutional Amendments  
    County Governments and County Finances (Chair) 
    Institute for the Blind (Co-Chair) 
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Penitentiaries, Subcommittee on  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Senatorial and Representative Districts  
    16th R.S. - 1879
    Code of Criminal Procedure, Select  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Insurance and Statistics  
    Judicial Districts, Select  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    New Judiciary Article to the Constitution  
    Reduction of Expenses in Departments, Select  

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