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William Samuel Johnson

Born: 7-Oct-1727
Birthplace: Stratford, CT
Died: 14-Nov-1819
Location of death: Stratford, CT
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Christ Episcopal Church, Stratford, CT

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Educator, Politician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: President of Columbia University, 1787-1800

Military service: Connecticut Militia

Father: Samuel Johnson
Mother: Charity Nicoll
Brother: Benjamin
Brother: William (b. 1731)
Wife: Anne Beach (m. 5-Nov-1749, d. 24-Apr-1796, five daughters, six sons)
Daughter: Charity (b. 2-Jul-1750)
Daughter: Sarah (b. 1-Apr-1754, d. 23-Jun-1762)
Daughter: Glorianna (b. 7-Mar-1757, d. 1785)
Daughter: Mary (b. 19-Apr-1759, d. 23-Dec-1783)
Son: Samuel William (b. 23-Oct-1761, d. 25-Oct-1846)
Daughter: Elizabeth (b. 13-Dec-1763)
Son: Robert Charles Johnson (b. 1-May-1766)
Wife: Mary Brewster Beach (no children)

    University: Yale University (1744)
    University: Harvard University (1747)
    Administrator: President, Columbia University (1787-1800)

    US Senator, Connecticut (4-Mar-1789 to 4-Mar-1791, resigned)
    Signatory to the US Constitution
    Connecticut State Supreme Court Justice (1772-74)
    Connecticut State Senate Colonial (1766, 1771-75)
    Connecticut State House of Representatives Colonial (1761, 1765)
    Connecticut Bar Association


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