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 Edwin Carl “Big Ed” Johnson

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Edwin Carl “Big Ed” Johnson Famous memorial

Birth
Scandia, Republic County, Kansas, USA
Death
30 May 1970 (aged 86)
Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
Burial
Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
Plot
Mausoleum, Sec. 724, Tier FF, Main fl.
Memorial ID
7362877 View Source

Colorado Governor, US Senator. Elected as Governor of Colorado, serving first from 1933 to 1937, then from 1955 to 1957. In between his terms as Governor he was elected as a Senator from Colorado to the United States Senate, and served from 1937 to 1955.

Edwin Carl Johnson married Ferm Claire Armitage 17 Feb 1907. During his adult life Edwin was a telegraph operator, train dispatcher, county assessor, Rep. & Lt. Gov. in the Colorado General Assembly, Governor of Colorado, U.S. Senate of Colorado, and Commencement Speaker at Rangely College on 7 Jun 1968. "The College Center Building will henceforth be called the Johnson Building to honor this great citizen." Source, the book 'This Is What I Remember THE FIRST ONE HUNDRED YEARS 1889-1989 VOLUME III.' Pub by The Rio Blanco County Historical Society, Pg. 287

Colorado Governor, US Senator. Elected as Governor of Colorado, serving first from 1933 to 1937, then from 1955 to 1957. In between his terms as Governor he was elected as a Senator from Colorado to the United States Senate, and served from 1937 to 1955.

Edwin Carl Johnson married Ferm Claire Armitage 17 Feb 1907. During his adult life Edwin was a telegraph operator, train dispatcher, county assessor, Rep. & Lt. Gov. in the Colorado General Assembly, Governor of Colorado, U.S. Senate of Colorado, and Commencement Speaker at Rangely College on 7 Jun 1968. "The College Center Building will henceforth be called the Johnson Building to honor this great citizen." Source, the book 'This Is What I Remember THE FIRST ONE HUNDRED YEARS 1889-1989 VOLUME III.' Pub by The Rio Blanco County Historical Society, Pg. 287

Bio by: Kris 'Peterborough K' Peterson


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 17 Apr 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7362877
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7362877/edwin-carl-johnson: accessed ), memorial page for Edwin Carl “Big Ed” Johnson (1 Jan 1884–30 May 1970), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7362877, citing Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .