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Preston King Johnson, Lawyer, partner ( law: pract. & administration, Director)General practiceProbate (including wills, trusts)Property, real (including real estate development, water)lawyer.


Johnson, Preston King was born on April 23, 1915 in Belleville, Illinois, United States. Son of Preston King and Celia Halsey (Alexander) Johnson.


1 child, Preston King Junior Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1937, Juris Doctor, 1939.


Partner Johnson & Johnson, Belleville, since 1973, member, 1939—1955, Johnson, Johnson & Ducey, Belleville, 1955—1965, Johnson Johnson Ducey & Dixon, Belleville, 1965—1970, Johnson Ducey & Federation, Belleville, 1970—1973. Master in chancery Circuit Court 20th Judicial Circuit State Illinois, 1949—1951. City attorney City of Belleville, 1949—1972.

Director General Bank (National Association), Belleville. Served to lieutenant Judge Advocate General Corps United States Army, 1943-1945.


  • Bar: Illinois 1939, United States District Court (southern district) Illinois 1939, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit).


Member Johnson & Johnson, 1939-1955, Johnson, Johnson & Ducey, 1955-1965, Johnson Johnson Ducey & Dixon, 1965-1970, Johnson Ducey & Federation, 1970-1973 (allBelleville). Member St. Clair County Board Suprs., 1941-1963. Served to Lieutenant Judge Advocate General Corps, Army of the United States, 1943-1945.

Member Illinois Bar Association (board directors 1956-1958), Phi Alpha Delta. Club: St. Clair Country (Belleville). Lodges: Rotary (president 1950-1951), Elks.


Married Ruth Helen Leunig, November 2, 1940. 1 child Preston King Junior.

Preston King Johnson

CeliaHalsey (Alexander) Johnson

Ruth Helen Leunig

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