Description

Black and white sketch of Thomas Johnson, including biographical narrative.

Transcription

The Batesville judge who became chief justice

Thomas Johnson

Judge Thomas Johnson was born in Salisbury, Maryland in 1809… He came to Arkansas in 1834 and settled at Batesville….. He was elected prosecuting attorney…

In 1840 Thomas Johnson was elected judge of the third circuit and served four years.. In 1844 he was elected chief justice of the supreme court and served eight years in that position... From 1856 to 1858 he was attorney- general of the state... After that he engaged in farming near Little Rock.. He died March 25, 1878... Judge Thos. Johnson was not related to Judge Benjamin Johnson...

Physical Description

Document, 11" x 14"

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000379, Image 37

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: Biographical Sketches, MS.000379

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Thomas Johnson, Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: Biographical Sketches, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

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