John Davis Johnson, American lawyer. Member St. Louis Bar Association, St. Louis Law library association, Loyal Legion, G.A.R.; Club: St. Louis. Residence: 4628 Morgan St.
Johnson, John Davis was born on April 19, 1844 in Belleville, Illinois, United States. Son of Henry and Elvira (Fouke) Johnson.
Educated Public school, Belleville, Illinois, to 1856, McKendree College, 1856-1860. Served in Civ. War as private and non-commissioned officer Battery F, 2d Illinois Artillery, 1862-1863, later First lieutenant 38th Missouri Infantry.
2d, July 5, 1893, Lizzie Kemp Dudgeon (died October 8, 1895). 3d, February 22, 1897, Annie McIntire. After close of Civ. War employed as clerk in quartermaster’s department, St. Louis, 1865-1866.
Deputy company marshal, 1866-1867. Deputy clerk St. Louis Court of Criminal Correction, 1868-1870. Studied law, admitted to bar, 1870.
Began practice, February 1, 1871. Now member of law firm Johnson, Allen & Richards. Delaware Universal Congress Lawyers and Jurists, 1904.
Director Mexican Central Railway Limited company.
Member St. Louis Bar Association, St. Louis Law library association, Loyal Legion, G.A.R. Club: St. Louis. Residence: 4628 Morgan St.
Married 1st, October 28, 1864, Hannah L. Loomis (died February 11, 1887).