James A. Johnson (California politician)

James Augustus Johnson was a U. S. Representative from California who went on to serve as the state's 14th Lieutenant Governor. Johnson was born in South Carolina; when he was quite young he moved with his parents to Arkansas. He moved to California in 1853, he was graduated from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1859 commenced the practice of law in Downieville, California. Johnson served as a member of the California State Assembly in 1859 and 1860, representing Sierra County, he was elected as a Democrat to the U. S. House of Representatives for the Fortieth and Forty-first U. S. Congresses, serving from March 4, 1867 until March 3, 1871, he served as Lieutenant Governor of California from 1875 until 1880. After leaving office he moved to San Francisco, he served as registrar of voters in 1883 and 1884. He continued practicing law until his death in San Francisco at age 66, he was interred in the Masonic Cemetery, in 1931 was re-interred in Woodlawn Cemetery in Colma, California.

United States Congress. "James A. Johnson". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

2007 ECAC Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

The 2007 ECAC Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Tournament was the 46th tournament in league history. It was played between March 2 and March 17, 2007. First Round and Quarterfinal games were played at home team campus sites, while the final four games were played at the Times Union Center in Albany, New York. By winning the tournament, Clarkson received the ECAC Hockey automatic bid to the 2007 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament; the tournament featured four rounds of play. The teams that finish above fifth place in the standings receive a bye to the quarterfinal round. In the first round, the fifth and twelfth seeds, the sixth and eleventh seeds, the seventh and tenth seeds and the eighth and ninth seeds played a best-of-three series with the winners advancing to the quarterfinals. In the quarterfinals the one seed plays the lowest remaining seed, the second seed plays the second-lowest remaining seed, the third seed plays the third-lowest remaining seed and the fourth seed plays the fourth-lowest remaining seed another best-of-three series with the winners of these the series advancing to the Semifinals.

In the semifinals the top remaining seed plays the lowest remaining seed while the two remaining teams play against each other. The winners of the semifinals play in the championship game while the losers play in a third-place game. All series after the quarterfinals are single-elimination games; the tournament champion receives an automatic bid to the 2007 NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey Tournament. Note: GP = Games Played.