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Dr Eva Frazer Johnson
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Birth: Jul. 1, 1889
Umatilla County
Oregon, USA
Death: Aug. 15, 1986
Lane County
Oregon, USA

The Register-Guard newspaper
Eugene, Lane County, Oregon
Saturday, August 16, 1986

JOHNSON - Eva Frazer Johnson of 303 Willamette, Eugene died August 15, 1986 at the age of 97. She was born July 1, 1889 in Pendleton, Oregon. She has made her home in Eugene for the past 35 years. She was a member of Central Presbyterian Church and the DAR. She was a medical doctor in Wasco, Washington (sh/be Waco, Wisconsin) prior to her retirement and moving to Eugene 35 years ago. She is survived by her daughters: June Stewart of Eugene and Virginia Salisbury of Wasco; son Kenneth of Wasco; 11 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Johnson. Memorial services will be held Monday, August 18, 1986 at 3:00 p.m. in ENGLAND'S MEMORIAL CHAPEL.

The Register-Guard newspaper
Eugene, Lane County, Oregon
Sunday, August 17, 1986
Page 7B


Eva Frazer Johnson, a prominent Eugene doctor who gained notoriety in 1975 when she decided to donate her Victorian-style home on the south face of Skinner Butte to the Lane County Pioneer Museum, died Friday. She was 97.
A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Monday at England's Eugene Memorial Chapel.
The county museum became the beneficiary of a trust filed on the last day of 1975. The trust was accompanied by a deed turning over the Shelton-McMurphey house to the county upon her death.
She was born in Pendleton on July 1, 1889, two years after the mansion at 303 Willamette St., was completed. She attended Lincoln School and the University of Oregon, where she earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry in 1912.
Following graduation, she headed East to study medicine at Rush Medical School in Chicago. She graduated in 1917 and practiced medicine, pioneered the field of psychiatry, married and raised four children.
Johnson returned to Eugene in 1951 hoping to start a psychiatric counseling practice or nursing home.
She bought the old house on Skinner Butte and started to remodel it, but when a fire broke out in the basement, authorities denied her request to practice there. Instead, she rented rooms to college students.
Johnson paid $30,000 for the 13-room mansion in 1951.
She was involved with many political issues, and was a member of the Central Presbyterian Church in Eugene and the Daughters of the American Revolution.
She is survived by two daughters, June Stewart of Eugene and Virginia Salisbury of Wisconsin; son Kenneth of Wisconsin; 11 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Her husband, Curtis Johnson, died in 1967. 
Family links: 
  Nicholas Kizer Frazer (1862 - 1890)
  Idaho J. Cogswell Campbell (1864 - 1932)
  Curtis H Johnson (1890 - 1967)*
  Eva Frazer Johnson (1889 - 1986)
  Cogswell Frazer Campbell (1898 - 1977)**
  Jackson Frazer Campbell (1900 - 1917)**
  Catherine Celeste Campbell (1905 - 1957)**
*Calculated relationship
Mary Gay Cogswell Pioneer Cemetery
Lane County
Oregon, USA
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What a great woman you were and what a great life you led. Thank you for all you did to help others while you were alive, and after you passed from this life, as well. Rest in Peace, dear lady. With Respect,
- Kathie L. Webb Blair
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