Charles Johnson (North Carolina)

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Charles Johnson
Member of the U.S.HouseofRepresentatives
from North Carolina's 8th district
In office
March 4, 1801 July 23, 1802
Preceded by David Stone
Succeeded by Thomas Wynns
Personal details
DiedJuly 23, 1802
Bandon, near Edenton, North Carolina, United States
Political party Democratic-Republican Party

Charles Johnson (1752?–July 23, 1802) was a Congressional representative from North Carolina. Johnson was born in Scotland; [1] [2] engaged as a planter; elected to the Continental Congress in 1781, 1784, and 1785, but did not attend; served in the state senate in 1781-1784, 1788–1790, and 1792 (and as Speaker in 1789 after the death of Richard Caswell); elected as a Republican in a special election to the Seventh Congress (serving from March 4, 1801 until his death on July 23, 1802 in Bandon, near Edenton, North Carolina); interment in Edenton Cemetery. [3]



Johnson served in the North Carolina Senate representing Chowan County, North Caraolina from 1781 to 1784 and from 1788 to 1792. [3]

Johnson built the original section of the Strawberry Hill plantation home. [2]

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  1. "Charles Johnson or something like that". The New York Evening Post. April 9, 1802.
  2. 1 2 Mary A. Hinson and Elizabeth Moore (November 1979). "Strawberry Hill" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01.
  3. 1 2 Moore, James Elliott (1988). "Charles Johnson". NCPEDIA. Retrieved December 15, 2019.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
David Stone
United States Representative in Congress
from North Carolina's 8th congressional district

Succeeded by
Thomas Wynns