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Amos Neill Johnson, American physician. Recipient North Carolina Distinguished Citizen’s award, 1966, posthumously, 1975; John G. Walsh award American Academy Family Physicians, posthumously, 1975. American Diplomate American Board Family Practice (board directors 1970-1975, president 1972-1974, treasurer 1974-1975).


Johnson, Amos Neill was born on June 5, 1908 in Garland, North Carolina, United States. Son of Jefferson Deems and Mary Lily (Wright) Johnson.


Bachelor of Arts, Duke, 1929. Postgraduate U. North Carolina Medical School, 1929-1931. Doctor of Medicine, University Pennsylvania, 1933.


Intern, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Fal. General medical practice, Garland, 1934-1975. Member and chief staff Sampson County Memorial Hospital.

Member of staff Bladen County Memorial hospital. Instructor general practice Duke Medical School, 1944-1975.


Member North Carolina Board Medical Examiners, 1950-1956, president, 1955. Member North Carolina Board Hospital Controls, 1948-1952. Member Government's Commission To Study Public School System North Carolina, Government's Commision on Economics Development.

Member Sampson County Board Education 1950-1962. Member Governor North Carolina Committee Court Reform, 1956. Trustee Greater Universities of North Carolina, Family Health Foundation.

Member American Academy General Practice (president North Carolina 1952-1953, chairman education consultant North Carolina 1953-1960.


Married Mary Porter Allan, March 16, 1934. Children: Mary llan (Mistress William R. Watts III), Amos Neill.

Jefferson Deems Johnson

Mary Lily (Wright) Johnson

Mary Porter Allan

Mary llan Johnson (Mistress William R. Watts III)

Amos Neill Johnson