Sep. 17, 1894 Harman Randolph County West Virginia, USA
Feb. 26, 1932 Conneaut Ashtabula County Ohio, USA
Eldest child of William Floyd and Della Zenia (Helmick) Johnston. He graduated from Davis and Elkins College in West Virginia. Married Nellie Wilfong in 1922 in Tucker County, West Virginia. They had three children: John Lee, Ruth, and Helen.