James Hutchins JOHNSON, Congress, NH (1802-1887)


JOHNSON, James Hutchins, a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Bath, Grafton County, N.H., June 3, 1802; attended the public schools; owned and operated a lumber mill; deputy sheriff of Grafton County in 1824 and 1825; served as paymaster of the Thirty-second Regiment Militia in 1826, later as adjutant and colonel; member of the State senate in 1839; State councilor in 1842 and 1845; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-ninth and Thirtieth Congresses (March 4, 1845-March 3, 1849); died in Bath, N.H., September 2, 1887; interment in the Village Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present