12/25/1800 - 04/17/1873

JOHNSTON, William, a Representative from Westmoreland County; born, December 25, 1800 in Fredericksburg, Va.; tinner and coppersmith; justice of the peace; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1840, 1841, and 1842 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1843 term; farmer; died, April 17, 1873 in Pleasant Unity, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania; interred, Pleasant Unity Methodist Cemetery, Pleasant Unity, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

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