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Benjamin Johnson

Biography of Benjamin Johnson

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Johnson
  • First Name: Benjamin
  • Date of Birth: January , 22 , 1784
  • Place of Birth (POB): Johnson's Station (now Scott County) , Kentucky (US-KY, KY, 21, Ky., Ken., Kent.)
  • Date of Death: October , 2 , 1849
  • Place of Death (POD): Lexington , Kentucky (US-KY, KY, 21, Ky., Ken., Kent.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Benjamin Johnson Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of Arkansas
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Andrew Jackson ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 06/27/1836
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 5 Stat. 50
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 06/27/1836
  • Committee action: Reported Without Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 06/29/1836
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 06/29/1836
  • Commission Date: 06/29/1836
  • Date of Termination: 10/02/1849
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Benjamin Johnson in the Law School

  • Name of School: Read law

Benjamin Johnson Career Path


  • Private practice, Georgetown, Kentucky
  • Planter, Scott County, Kentucky
  • Judge, Kentucky Circuit Court
  • Judge, Superior Court of Arkansas Territory, 1821-1836


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