W.J. Johnson

William Joseph Johnson

Full Name: William Joseph Johnson
Date of birth: February 15, 1845
Date of death: 1915

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 19 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Mount Pleasant / Titus   Franklin, Red River, Titus

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Democrat. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
(3) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • 21st Legislature (1889) - William J. Johnson, postoffice Mount Pleasant, nativity Tennessee, age 44, merchant, 31 years in Texas, Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
  • W.J. Johnson (1845-1915), burial in Edwards Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Titus County, wife Sarah A. Johnson (1849-1915). Cemeteries of Texas, 2000.
  • Census of 1870 - William Johnson, Titus County, age 25, born circa 1845 in Tennessee, farmer, wife Allice.
    W.J. Johnson and Susan Alice Armstrong, parents of Jennie June Johnson, birth date 9/27/1879 in Titus County.
    Census of 1880 - William J. Johnson, Titus County, age 35, born circa 1845 in Tennessee, editor and publisher, wife Susan A.
    Census of 1900 - William Johnson, Titus County, age 55, born February 1845 in Tennessee, merchant, wife Susan A.
    Census of 1910 - W.J. Johnson, Mount Pleasant, Titus County, no age listed, born in Tennessee, wife Alice. FamilySearch. 1870 1880 1900 1910 Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981
  • W.J. Johnson, burial in Edwards Cemetery, Titus County, spouse Sarah Alice Armstrong Johnson (1849-1925). No grave marker photo. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned, pp. 75, 111, 112. W.J. Johnson published a newspaper called The Patron. Courtesy Franklin County Genealogical Society. History of Titus County, Texas, 1846 to 1960, 1961.
  • William Joseph Johnson, Democrat, merchant, age 44 in 1889, born in Tennessee. Legislative Reference Library Card File.


  • Photograph. W.J. Johnson, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

21st R.S. - 1889
Constitutional Amendments  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary Department of Government, Investigate  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
State Affairs  

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