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Tom Loftin Johnson

Tom Loftin Johnson, American mayor. Member Congress, 1891-1895. Democrat.


  • Johnson, Tom Loftin was born on July 18, 1854 in Georgetown, Kentucky, United States. Son of Albert L. and Helen (Loftin) Johnson.

  • Education

    • Went to Indiana in boyhood. Educated there; clerk in street railway office, Louisville, Kentucky, 1869-1875. Invented several street railway devices.

      Bought a street railway in Indianapolis. Later acquired large street railway interests in Cleveland, Detroit and Brooklyn. Also iron manufacturer in Cleveland.

      Retired from business.


    Member Congress, 1891-1895.


    • father: Albert L. Johnson
    • mother: Helen (Loftin) Johnson
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    Died 1911
    (aged 56)