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

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, birth date 9/16/1836, death date 12/25/1894, burial in Centerville Cemetery, Leon County. C.S.A., husband of Mary Ella Johnston, Company D, DeBray's Regiment. Leon County, TXGenWeb Project.


  • Photograph. W.N. Johnston, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

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Committee Information top

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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