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Lawyer

Cecil August Johnson, American lawyer. Bar: Iowa bar 1936, District of Columbia Bar 1937, Illinois bar 1945, Nebraska bar 1950. Founder, with wife, Continuing Trust, 1979. Member American, Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, Chicago bar associations, American Judicature Society.

Background

Johnson, Cecil August was born on June 9, 1905 in Stratford, Iowa, United States.

Education

Student, Iowa State College, 1923. Bachelor of Laws, Southeastern University, 1936. MPL, Southeastern University, 1938.

Bachelor of Science, Southeastern University, 1939. Master of Laws, Columbus University, Washington, 1937. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Midland Lutheran College, 1964.

Career

Private business, Ames, Iowa, 1926-1933. Executive assistant A.A.A., United States Department Agriculture, 1933-1935, director commodity loans, 1935-1938. Secretary and assistant manager Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, Washington, 1938-1942.

Directed reorganization Office Civilian Defense, 1942. Assistant to governor Farm Credit Administration, Kansas City, Missouri, 1942-1944. Partner law firm Ekern, Meyers & Matthias, Chicago, 1944-1951.

Member firm Barton & Johnson, Washington, 1951-1966, Johnson & Hunter, Omaha, 1951-1964, Johnson & Ilich, 1964-1973, Johnson & Fike, 1973-1977. Individual practice law Omaha, since 1977. General counsel C. A. Swanson & Sons, 1951-1955, Butter Nut Foods Company, 1955-1964, Swanson Enterprises, Omaha, 1955-1979.

Director advisory board industrial alcohol productions, government alcohol plant, 1944-1949. Lay member National Advisory Council for Neurological Diseases and Blindness, United States Public Health Service, 1950-1951.

Achievements

  • Bar: Iowa bar 1936, District of Columbia Bar 1937, Illinois bar 1945, Nebraska bar 1950.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Federal Crop Insurance act and National All Risk Crop Insurance program.

Membership

Founder, with wife, Continuing Trust, 1979. Member American, Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, Chicago bar associations, American Judicature Society.

Connections

Son of Franklin A. and Louise (Erickson) J. M. Esther M. Nelson, June 30, 1926 (deceased August 1959). Children– Newell D., M. Nadyne, Franklin C., Richard A.

M. Harriet L. Paige, September 1, 1960.

father:
Franklin A. Johnson

mother:
Louise (Erickson) Johnson

child:
Newell D. Johnson

child:
M. Nadyne Johnson

child:
Franklin C. Johnson

child:
Richard A. Johnson