Johnson, Hiram C., Vergennes, was born in Rome, Oneida county, N. Y., in 1825, and settled in Vergennes, Vt., in 1855. He published the Vergennes Vermonter twenty-five years, and is still engaged as a journalist. He was appointed postmaster in 1871, and held the office fourteen years. He has been twice married. He had five children by his first, and two by his second, wife.