The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Johnston, Hon. John
Johnston, Hon. John, M.L.C., was appointed a member of the Legislative Council of New Zealand in 1858. He was Minister without portfolio and a member of the Executive Council in the Stafford Administration from May 14th, 1866, to April 5th, 1867, Mr. Johnston, who was head of the firm of Johnston & Co., of Wellington, married Miss Charlotte Henrietta Hatton, and died on Nov. 16th, 1887.