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Encyclopedia > Josiah S. Johnston

Josiah Stoddard Johnston (November 24, 1784 - May 19, 1833) was a United States Representative and Senator from Louisiana. Born in Salisbury, Massachusetts, he moved with his father to Kentucky in 1788, and went to Connecticut to attend primary school. He graduated from Transylvania University (Lexington, Kentucky) in 1802, studied law, was admitted to the bar, and commenced practice in Alexandria, Louisiana (then the Territory of Orleans). He was a member of the Territorial legislature from 1805 to 1812 and during the War of 1812 raised and organized a regiment for the defense of New Orleans, but reached the city after the battle. He engaged in agricultural pursuits and was a State district judge from 1812 to 1821. November 24 is the 328th day (329th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1784 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... May 19 is the 139th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (140th in leap years). ... 1833 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ... Seal of the U.S. Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress, the other being the House of Representatives. ... This Article does not cite its references or sources. ... A view down the main street of Salisbury towards the beach Salisbury is a town located in Essex County, Massachusetts. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  Ranked 37th  - Total 40,444 sq mi (104,749 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 1. ... Transylvania University is a private liberal arts college related by covenant to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) located in Lexington, Kentucky, with approximately 1,100 students. ... Nickname: Athens of the West Horse Capital of the World Location in the Commonwealth of Kentucky Coordinates: Country State Counties United States Kentucky Fayette Mayor Teresa Isaac (D) Area    - City 285. ... A bar association is a body of lawyers who, in some jurisdictions, are responsible for the regulation of the legal profession. ... Alexandria is a city in Louisiana, U.S.A.; it is the parish seat of Rapides Parish, on the south bank of the Red River in almost the exact geographic center of the state. ... Orleans Territory was a historic, organized territory of the United States formed out of the first subdivision of the Louisiana Purchase. ... Combatants United States Native Americans United Kingdom, Canadian colonial forces Native Americans First Nations Peoples Commanders James Madison Winfield Scott Andrew Jackson Isaac Brock† George Prevost Tecumseh† Strength •U.S. Regular Army: 35,800 •Rangers: 3,049 •Militia: 458,463* •US Navy & US Marines: (at start of war): •Frigates:6... Combatants United Kingdom United States Commanders Sir Edward Pakenham† John Lambert Alexander Cochrane Andrew Jackson Strength 8,000 men 3,500-4,000 men Casualties 385 killed 1,186 wounded 484 captured 13 killed 58 wounded 30 captured The Battle of New Orleans, also known as the Battle of Chalmette... A federal judge is a judge appointed in accordance with Article III of the United States Constitution. ...

Johnston was elected to the Seventeenth Congress, serving from March 4, 1821 to March 3, 1823; he was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1822 to the Eighteenth Congress. In 1824 he was appointed to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of James Brown; he elected to the Senate in 1825 and was reelected in 1831, serving from from January 15, 1824, until his death, caused by an explosion on the steamboat Lioness, on the Red River in Louisiana, May 19, 1833. While in the Senate he was chairman of the Committee on Commerce (Nineteenth Congress); interment was in Rapides Cemetery, Pineville, Louisiana. March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... The coronation banquet for George IV 1821 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1823 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1824 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Paddle steamers - Lucerne-Switzerland This article is about the water vessel. ... Red River may refer to the following: Rivers Red River of the North, flows through Minnesota, North Dakota, and Manitoba, in the Red River Valley Red River of the South,, a. ... May 19 is the 139th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (140th in leap years). ... 1833 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Pineville is a city located in Rapides Parish, Louisiana. ...


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Emmett R. Johnson, F.A.C.H.E. Carden Johnston, M.D. William D. Lazenby, M.D. Mario G. Martinez, Jr., D.D.S., D.M.D, M.S. David Mathews, Ph.D. Walker Reynolds, Jr., M.D. Surpora Thomas, MBA, BSN, RN
James Somerville McLester, M.D. Josiah Clark Nott, M.D. William Dempsey Partlow, M.D. Robert G. Sherrill, Jr., M.D., M.A., F.A.C.P.E. Luther Leonidas Terry, M.D. Frederick Palmer Whiddon, Ph.D., D.Litt
Lloyd Noland, M.D. Josiah Clark Nott, M.D. Robert Parker, M.D. William Dempsey Partlow, M.D. John Day Peake, MD †
China and Japan, by James D. Johnston, added notes (2688 words)
Miaco is said by Johnston to be the city where the Mikado or Emperor was confined.
This is obviously taken by Johnston from Kaempfer, who wrote that this was Fide Jos, who afterwards took the name of Taiko or Taikosame in 1598.
Hickman, Robert S. "Beau" (1813-1873) Beau Hickman was an elegant dresser residing in Washington from the time of the Mexican War until his death.
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