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Joshua Foster Johnson Joshua Foster Johnson
Full Name: Joshua Foster Johnson
Date of birth: September 28, 1824
Date of death: February 15, 1877

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 9 Nov 5, 1849 - Nov 3, 1851 3rd (1)     Mount Vernon / Titus   Titus
(1) Roster of members elect of the 3rd Legislature, Matthewson, R.C., Texas State Gazette [Austin, Tex.], 9/29/1849, p. 6, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • JOHNSON, JOSHUA FOSTER (1824-1877). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Joshua Foster Johnson, "Remained as a non-supportive civilian in Confederate Texas throughout the war . . . Delegate to Secession Convention; one of seven members who voted against secession." Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Joshua Foster Johnson, Constitutional Convention of 1875 Composite Photo. From the collection of the Texas State Library and Archives Commisison.
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    3rd R.S. - 1849
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