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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).

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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).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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The stabbing had been witnessed by others and the assailant was named as 21-year-old Thomas Johnson, nicknamed "The Demon", who had been involved with Eliza for the past two years.
Her boyfriend, Thomas Johnson, said he called the RAC to try to get help for his pregnant partner about 4 times, and each time he was kept on hold for 40 - 100 minutes before his calls were answered.
Julie leaves behind her 5 children, Deborah Harkins (Michael), Deena Dickey, Dayle Perrin (John), Darcey Snobl (David), and Glenn (Chip) Heuer, II, her 3 grandchildren Billie Jo Moffett (Robert), Thomas Johnson, and Sedona Snobl, her sisters Joanne Heuer and Jill Chellew (Cliff), as well as many nieces and nephews.
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.
Photograph of Bryan Singer at the Opening Ceremony of the 28th Tokyo International Film Festival, October 21, 2015 - Wikimedia Commons/Dick Thomas Johnson CAIRO -- 6 December 2017: Director Bryan Singer has been fired from the upcoming "Queen" biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" following repeated on-set mishaps such as not reporting for work and alleged clashes with lead star Rami Malek.
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He was followed by Branch Member, Raymond Ostiguy UE, who not only talked about Sir John Johnson's role during the war but also presented four other members of his family who participated actively in the War of 1812 and whose remains rest in the Johnson Family Burial Vault: (1) his son-in-law, Colonel Edward Macdonnell, Quarter-Master General to the Forces serving in North America, (2) his son, Captain Robert Thomas Johnson, 100th Regiment of Foot, (3) his son, Lieutenant-Colonel John Johnson Junior, 6th Battalion of the Eastern Townships Militia, and (4) his son, Lieutenant-Colonel Adam Gordon Johnson, 6th Battalion of the Eastern Townships Militia, Deputy Superintendent of Indian Affairs and Lieutenant-Colonel of a Body of Indian Warriors.
Thomas Johnson of Seabright Gardens in Salem will speak about shade gardening with hostas, ferns and epimediums; he will have plants for sale; free.
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.

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