in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; UK Politics; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 2689 words.
Johnstone, George (1730–1787), naval officer, colonial governor, and politician, was born in Dumfriesshire, the fourth of the seven sons of Sir James Johnstone of Westerhall, third baronet...