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Insurance executive

Charlie Gymann Johnston, American insurance executive. Chartered Life Underwriter.


Johnston, Charlie Gymann was born on July 22, 1915 in Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States. Son of James Columbus and Eva Alias (Coggins) Johnston.


Student, Arkansas State University, 1932-1933.


Manager, vice president Fidelity Union Life, Dallas, 1957-1963. Agency vice president Union Life of Arkansas, Little Rock, 1963-1967. Executive vice president Military Associates, Inc., 1967-1970.

Manager American Family Life Assurance Company, Columbus, Georgia, 1970-1996. President, chief executive officer Charlie G. Johnston Agency, Inc., Alexandria, Louisiana, from 1980. Instructor Dale Carnegie courses, Arkansas and Louisiana, 1952-1977.

Board directors Better Business Bureau, Alexandria.


  • Chartered Life Underwriter.


It is the person’s choice to be saved and one can fall from grace by not following God therefore losing salvation.


God seeks to transform relationship with and between people. If politics is about how we choose to live together and to treat one another, there is surely a place for discerning the activity of God in politics.


Every individual should try to be open to others and willing to be changed. Therefore, community members should meet regularly in order to open their hearts, share their knowledge, thoughts and experience.


Clerk, County and Probate Court, Jonesboro, 1941-1945. Member Arkansas House of Representatives, Jonesboro, 1955-1958. Life member Louisiana Eye Foundation, Louisiana Lions League for Crippled Children.

Member Louisiana Association Life Underwriters (area. vice president 1989-1996, Life Underwriter of Year 1991), Central Louisiana Association Life Underwriters (president 1983-1984, president 1983-1984, Agent of Year 1981, 90), Lions.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, fishing.


Married Nell McSwain, May 16, 1980.

James Columbus Johnston

Eva Alias (Coggins) Johnston

Nell McSwain