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date: 15 October 2019

Johnson, Williamlocked

(17 December 1769–25 June 1848)
  • Timothy S. Huebner

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Johnson, William (17 December 1769–25 June 1848), law reporter, was born in Middletown, Connecticut, the son of Asahel Johnson and Eunice Wetmore, whose forebears numbered among Connecticut’s earliest settlers. Born into comfortable circumstances, William Johnson attended Yale College, where he associated closely with later famous Connecticutans ...

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