Frederick A. Johnson

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Frederick A. Johnson
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from New York
In office
March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1887
Preceded by John Hammond
Succeeded by John H. Moffitt
Constituency 18th district (1883–85)
21st district (1885–87)
Personal details
Born (1833-01-02)January 2, 1833
Fort Edward, New York, U.S.
Died July 17, 1893(1893-07-17) (aged 60)
Glens Falls, New York, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Harriet Elizabeth Locke Johnson
Children Albert Cheney Johnson
Profession banker politician

Frederick Avery Johnson (January 2, 1833 – July 17, 1893) was an American politician and banker who served a U.S. Representative from New York from 1883 to 1887. He was a member of the Republican Party and a resident of Glens Falls, New York.


Born in Fort Edward, New York, Johnson attended the common schools and graduated from Glens Falls Academy in nearby Glens Falls, New York. He married Harriet Elizabeth Locke on September 1, 1858.[1]


Johnson engaged in banking and in the wool business in New York City and later in banking in Glens Falls. He served as president of the village of Glens Falls.

Elected as a Republican to the 48th United States Congress representing New York's eighteenth district, Johnson served from March 4, 1883 to March 3, 1885. He was then elected to the 49th United States Congress representing New York's twenty-first district from March 4, 1885 to March 3, 1887.[2] He was not a candidate for renomination in 1886.


Johnson died at Glens Falls, Warren County, New York on July 17, 1893 (age 60 years, 196 days). He is interred at Glens Falls Cemetery (also known as Bay Street Cemetery), Glens Falls, New York.[3]


  1. ^ "Frederick A. Johnson". Find A Grave. Retrieved 25 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Frederick A. Johnson". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 25 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Frederick A. Johnson". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 25 July 2013.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
John Hammond
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 18th congressional district

Succeeded by
Henry G. Burleigh
Preceded by
George W. Ray
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 21st congressional district

Succeeded by
John H. Moffitt
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