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Johnson, Thomas,

1732–1819, American political leader, b. Calvert co., Md. A lawyer, he served (1762–73) in the Maryland colonial assembly, where he became prominent in the fight against the Stamp Act (1765). He was a member (1774–77) of the Continental Congress, and he nominated (1775) George Washington as commander in chief of the Continental army. Johnson served as governor of Maryland (1777–79) and helped bring about Maryland's adoption of the Constitution. He served briefly (1791–93) as associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.


See biography by E. S. Delaplane (1927).

Johnson, Thomas

(1732–1819) Supreme Court justice; born in Calvert County, Md. He represented Maryland at the First Continental Congress (1774) and served as Maryland's first governor (1777–79). He was chief judge on Maryland's general court when President Washington named him to the U.S. Supreme Court (1791–93).
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Cardiff bosses initially targeted a number of people including former manager Malky Mackay, former head of recruitment Iain Moody, former scout Thomas Johnson, an ex-footballer, and agents Carly Barnes and Michael Carney.
Cardiff bosses initially targeted a number of people including: former manager Malky Mackay, former head of recruitment Iain Moody, former scout Thomas Johnson, an ex-footballer, and agents Carly Barnes and Michael Carney.
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Sterling High School and Sam Houston High School in Houston, Texas; and Thomas Johnson Middle School in Lanham, Md.
Wayne, IN; his host son, Young Woo Cho; 13 grandchildren; six brothers, Dennis Johnson of WI; Michael Johnson of NC; Gene Johnson of AZ; Mark Johnson of Worcester; Thomas Johnson of VT and Dale Johnson of NH; many nieces and nephews; a predeceased brother, Gary Johnson.
Kathleen, 84, from Linthorpe, recalls the story of how, along with his friend Danny Trewick, her dad Thomas Johnson volunteered for the Navy claiming to be 18, when he was, in fact, only 16.
Thomas Johnson, 20, admitted his guilt at a hearing at Kirklees Magistrates' Court, which related to an incident that took place on November 23 last year.
Furthermore, five former First Financial board members, R Wayne Hall, Ed Shelley Jr, Richard Salmons Jr, Thomas Johnson and Paula Harper Bethea - who will serve as vice chairman - are being added to the company's board of directors and the company's name will become "First Financial Holdings Inc", however, its common stock will continue to trade under the symbol SCBT on the Nasdaq Global Select Market.
com)-- Santa Barbara, California, April 25-- Brian Thomas Johnson has been awarded the Accredited Investment Fiduciary[R] designation from the Center for Fiduciary Studies.

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