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Charles Richard Johnson, American publisher. Named honorary secretary state State of Indiana, l985.

Background

Johnson, Charles Richard was born on April 3, 1912 in Boonville, Indiana, United States. Son of Charles Hunter and Emma Helen (Laswell) Johnson.

Education

AB, Indiana University, 1935.

Career

Editor, Boonville Standard, l935-44;public, Boonville Standard, l944-60;public, owner, Warrick Newspapers, Boonville, l960-83;consultant, 1983-1997. Director Peoples Trust and Savings Bank.

Membership

Sustaining member Republican National Committee. Elder and finance secretary Hemenway Memorial Presbyterian Church. Commissioner Presbytery Ohio Valley.

Member advisory council Indiana University School Medicine, 1972. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946, PTO. Member American Federation Musicians (professional musician), National Newspaper Association, Kentucky Press Association, Indiana Republican Editorial Association (president l97l-72, Editor of Year award l972), Hoosier Press Association (president l957-58), Warrick Chamber of Commerce (Distinguished Service award l985), Order of Kentucky Colonels, Council Sagamores of Wabash, Columbia Club (Indianapolis), Indiana Society Chicago, Petroleum Club (Evansville, Indiana), Society Professional Journalists (president's club), Kennel Club (Evansville), Rolling Hills Country Club (Newburgh, Indiana), Masons, Shriners, Jesters, Sigma Delta Chi, Phi Gamma Delta (trustee Beechwood Educational Foundation Inc.).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: music.

Connections

Married Verna Louise Miles, July ll, l940.

father:
Charles Hunter Johnson

mother:
Emma Helen (Laswell) Johnson

spouse:
Verna Louise Miles