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  1. Sir William Johnson, 1st Baronet (c. 1715 – 11 July 1774), was a British Army officer and colonial administrator from Ireland known for his military and governance work in British colonial America.

  2. Sir William Johnson, 1st Baronet was a pioneer in the Mohawk Valley, New York, whose service as colonial superintendent of Indian affairs was largely responsible for keeping the Iroquois neutral and even friendly to the British in the latter stages of the struggle with the French for control of.

  3. Dec 20, 2021 · Sir William Johnson, 1st Baronet (l. c.1715-1774) was a British military officer, diplomat, and Superintendent of Indian Affairs. He was instrumental in aligning the Native Americans of New York with the British during the French and Indian War and served as a Major-General with distinction.

  4. Jul 11, 2023 · After the hardly-decisive victory at Lake George, Johnson received recognition and King George II made him a baronet. In January 1756, the British government made Johnson the Superintendent of Indian Affairs in the northern colonies which gave him great influence and power, which he used to gain huge tracts of land from the Indians.

  5. Sir William Johnson, 1st Baronet (c. 1715 – 11 July 1774), was a British Army officer and colonial administrator from Ireland known for his military and governance work in British colonial America. Contents. Early life and career; Immigration to the colonies; King George's War; New York Government; French and Indian War; Crown Point expedition

  6. Oct 8, 2022 · Johnson was the only colonist ever to be knighted, and the title is still in existence today. In 1759, Johnson was assigned to raise and lead a colonial/Indian force to support the British during their attack against French Fort Niagara.

  7. Sir William Johnson, 1st Baronet ( c. 1715 – 11 July 1774), was a British Army officer and colonial administrator from Ireland.

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