J. Neely Johnson

Politician

1825 – 1872

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Who was J. Neely Johnson?

John Neely Johnson was an American lawyer and politician. He was elected as the fourth governor of California from 1856 to 1858, and later appointed justice to the Nevada Supreme Court from 1867 to 1871. As a member of the American Party, Johnson remains one of only two members of a third party to be elected to the California governorship.

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Born
Aug 2, 1825
Gibson County
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Indiana
  • Sacramento
Died
Aug 31, 1872
Salt Lake City

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on July 23, 2013

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