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 Edwin Stockton Johnson

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Edwin Stockton Johnson Famous memorial

Birth
Owen County, Indiana, USA
Death
19 Jul 1933 (aged 76)
Platte, Charles Mix County, South Dakota, USA
Burial
Armour, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID
6950502 View Source

U.S. Senator. Moving to South Dakota in 1884, he established the Citizens' Bank of Grand View, South Dakota and engaged in agricultural pursuits. He also established a number of banks in South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa. He studied law, admitted to the bar in 1888 and practiced law in Platte, South Dakota. He was prosecuting attorney of Douglas County, (1892-93) and a member of the South Dakota State Senate, (1894-95). In addition, he engaged in the real estate and loan business, plus was a member of the Democratic National Committee, (1904-15). In 1915, he was elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate, serving until 1921. Declining to be a candidate for re-nomination, resumed his former business activities until his death.

U.S. Senator. Moving to South Dakota in 1884, he established the Citizens' Bank of Grand View, South Dakota and engaged in agricultural pursuits. He also established a number of banks in South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa. He studied law, admitted to the bar in 1888 and practiced law in Platte, South Dakota. He was prosecuting attorney of Douglas County, (1892-93) and a member of the South Dakota State Senate, (1894-95). In addition, he engaged in the real estate and loan business, plus was a member of the Democratic National Committee, (1904-15). In 1915, he was elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate, serving until 1921. Declining to be a candidate for re-nomination, resumed his former business activities until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 24 Nov 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 6950502
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6950502/edwin-stockton-johnson: accessed ), memorial page for Edwin Stockton Johnson (26 Feb 1857–19 Jul 1933), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6950502, citing Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Armour, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .