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Encyclopedia > Waldo P. Johnson
Waldo Porter Johnson


Junior Senator, Missouri
In office
March 17, 1861January 10, 1862
Preceded by James S. Green
Succeeded by Robert Wilson

Born September 16, 1817
Bridgeport, Virginia (now West Virginia), USA
Died August 14, 1885
Osceola, Missouri, USA
Political party Democratic
Spouse Emily M. Johnson
Profession Politician, Lawyer

Waldo Porter Johnson (September 16, 1817August 14, 1885) was a United States Senator from Missouri, and later a member of the Confederate Congress during the American Civil War. Official language(s) English Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City Largest metro area St. ... March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in leap years). ... 1861 (MDCCCLXI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link with display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar) // January 1 - Benito Juárez captures Mexico City January 2 - Friedrich Wilhelm IV of Prussia dies and is succeeded by... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... James Stephen Green (February 28, 1817 – January 19, 1870) was a United States Representative and Senator from Missouri. ... // 1400 - Owain Glyndŵr declared Prince of Wales by his followers. ... 1817 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Bridgeport is a city located in Harrison County, West Virginia. ... August 14 is the 226th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (227th in leap years), with 139 days remaining. ... 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... The Politics series Politics Portal This box:      A politician is an individual who is a formally recognized and active member of a government, or a person who influences the way a society is governed through an understanding of political power and group dynamics. ... English barrister 16th century painting of a civil law notary, by Flemish painter Quentin Massys. ... // 1400 - Owain Glyndŵr declared Prince of Wales by his followers. ... 1817 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... August 14 is the 226th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (227th in leap years), with 139 days remaining. ... 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... Official language(s) English Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City Largest metro area St. ... The Confederate Congress was the legislative body of the Confederate States of America, existing during the American Civil War between 1861 and 1865. ... This article is becoming very long. ...


Born in Bridgeport, Virginia, he attended public and private schools, graduated from Rector College (Pruntytown, Virginia) in 1839. He studied law and was admitted to the bar, commencing practice in Harrison County, Virginia in 1841. He moved to Osceola, Missouri in 1842 and continued the practice of law, and served in the Mexican-American War as a member of the First Missouri Regiment of Mounted Volunteers. In 1847 he was a member of the Missouri House of Representatives and was elected circuit attorney in 1848 and judge of the seventh judicial circuit in 1851. He resigned in 1852 and resumed the practice of law. Bridgeport is a city located in Harrison County, West Virginia. ... A bar association is a body of lawyers who, in some jurisdictions, are responsible for the regulation of the legal profession. ... Harrison County is a county located in the state of West Virginia. ... Combatants United States Mexico Commanders Zachary Taylor Winfield Scott Stephen W. Kearney Antonio López de Santa Anna Mariano Arista Pedro de Ampudia Strength 7,000 - 43,000 18,000 - 40,000 Casualties KIA: 1,733 Total dead: 13,283 Wounded: 4,152 25,000 killed or wounded (Mexican government... The Missouri State House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the Missouri General Assembly It has 163 members, representing districts with an average size of 31,000 residents. ...


Johnson was a member of the peace convention of 1861 held in Washington, D.C., in an effort to devise means to prevent the impending war; he was elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate and served from March 17, 1861, to January 10, 1862, when he was expelled from the Senate for disloyalty to the government. He served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War and attained the rank of lieutenant colonel of the Fourth Missouri Infantry, and was appointed a member of the Senate of the Confederate States to fill a vacancy. Prior to the beginning of fighting between Americans in 1861, there took place a meeting at Washington, D. C. of many of the most influential Americans in the United States. ... Nickname: Motto: Justitia Omnibus (=Justice for All) Location of Washington, D.C., in relation to the states Maryland and Virginia Coordinates: Country United States Federal District District of Columbia Government  - Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D)  - City Council Chairperson: Vincent C. Gray (D) Ward 1: Jim Graham (D) Ward 2: Jack... This article is becoming very long. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other one being the Republican Party. ... March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in leap years). ... 1861 (MDCCCLXI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link with display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar) // January 1 - Benito Juárez captures Mexico City January 2 - Friedrich Wilhelm IV of Prussia dies and is succeeded by... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... This article is in need of attention. ... In the U.S. Army, Air Force and Marine Corps, a lieutenant colonel is a commissioned officer superior to a major and inferior to a colonel. ...


From August 1865 to April 1866, Johnson resided in Hamilton, Canada. He returned to Osceola and resumed the practice of his profession. Johnson was president of the State constitutional convention in 1875 and in 1885 died in Osceola. Interment was in Forest Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, Missouri. Motto: Together Aspire - Together Achieve Area: 1,117. ... Within Missouri, there are three levels of government: state government county city Missouris state capital is Jefferson City lying approximately halfway between its two largest cities, St. ... Nickname: City of Fountains Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass Counties in the state of Missouri. ...


Waldo Johnson was a nephew of Joseph Johnson, a U.S. Representative and Governor of Virginia. Joseph Johnson (1785–1877) was a U.S. political figure. ... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ... Tim Kaine, the current Governor The Governor of Virginia serves as the chief executive of the Commonwealth of Virginia for a four-year term. ...


References

The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress is a biographical dictionary of all members of both houses of the United States Congress, past and present. ...

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Preceded by
James S. Green
United States Senator (Class 3) from Missouri
March 17, 1861January 10, 1862
Served alongside: Trusten Polk
Succeeded by
Robert Wilson
Preceded by
Robert L. Y. Peyton
Confederate States Senator from Missouri
December 24, 1863May 10, 1865
Served alongside: John Bullock Clark and George Graham Vest
Succeeded by
(none)

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