Andrew Johnson

Early Career

What did Johnson do for a living?

He continued plying his trade as a tailor, capitalizing on the skills he learned as a young boy. He worked in this trade in Raleigh, North Carolina; Carthage, North Carolina; and later at Laurens, South Carolina. In 1826, he moved his family to Greeneville, Tennessee, where he opened a tailor shop.


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