Charles Johnson (North Carolina)


After a good education Charles Johnson began working as a planter. Later, he began a career in politics. In the years 1781, 1784 and 1785, he was elected to the Continental Congress, but whose meetings he stayed away. Between 1781 and 1792, he sat on several occasions in the Senate of North Carolina.

In the 1790s, Johnson was a member of the later founded by U.S. President Thomas Jefferson Democratic- Republican Party. In the congressional elections of 1800, he became the first constituency of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Joseph Dickson on March 4, 1801. But Charles Johnson was his actually runs until March 3, 1803 legislative session in Congress, do not quit because he already died on 23 July 1802.