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Johnson, J. Edward (John Edward), 1890-1976



  • Existence: 1890 - 1976

biographical statement

History of the Supreme Court justices of California, 1850-1950, 1963-66: t.p. (J. Edward Johnson of the California Bar)

San Francisco County Biographies, via WWW, July 7, 2010: (J. Edward Johnson; b. Oct. 2, 1890; attorney; member of the San Francisco and the California State Bar Associations)

FamilySearch, via WWW, July 7, 2010: (John Edward Johnson; d. Apr. 4, 1976), via WWW, Nov. 11, 2013 (John Edward Johnson; b. Oct. 2, 1890 in Murray, Utah; parents: John Johnson and Edla Wilhelmina Lundell; attended grade school in Benjamin, Utah, high school in Provo; received bachelor's of art from Brigham Young University, 1915; principal of Snowflake Academy in Snowflake, Ariz., 1915-1917; m. June 22, 1916 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Mary Elma Huish (1886-1933), four children; received J.D. from University of California, 1920; property and banking lawyer in Calif., established law firm Johnson, Ruggeri and Harmon in San Francisco in 1931; m. Aug. 31, 1934 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Ethel Lavon Brockbank (1903- ), four children; d. Apr. 4, 1976 in Berkeley, Calif.; member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Democratic Party)

UPB files, Nov. 11, 2013 (J. Edward Johnson; BYU student body president, 1915)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

J. Edward Johnson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 722
Scope and Contents

Collection includes a 216 p. typescript entitled "Zion and Her Law" with a 71 p. appendix and 24 p. index. Also includes a typescript of an 11 p. talk given by Johnson in 1965 on Latter-day Saint Church doctrine, and TLS's concerning the provenance of the collection.

Dates: 1965-1977

J. Edward Johnson papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 97
Scope and Contents

Contains a draft of a biography of George H. Brimhall, which includes Johnson's personal recollections of Brigham Young University. Also contains a loose leaf manuscript of the biography composed by J. Edward Johnson entitled "George H. Brimhall: An Attempted Approximation of His Genius, Accomplishments, Stature," and a letter from Johnson concerning the manuscript. Materials date from approximately 1975.

Dates: 1975

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