Reverdy Johnson

U.S. Congressperson

1796 – 1876

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Who was Reverdy Johnson?

Reverdy Johnson was a statesman and jurist from Maryland. He defended notables such as Sandford of the Dred Scott case, Maj. Gen. Fitz John Porter at his court-martial, and Mary Surratt, alleged conspirator in the assassination of Lincoln.

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Born
May 21, 1796
Annapolis
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • St. John's College, U.S.
Lived in
  • Annapolis
Died
Feb 10, 1876
Annapolis

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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