Log In

Richard Zina Johnson Edit Profile

Lawyer

Richard Zina Johnson, American lawyer. Member Territorial Council, Idaho, 1880-1882; member of the board of regents, University of Idaho, 1889-1894.

Background

Johnson, Richard Zina was born on May 21, 1837 in Akron, Ohio, United States. Son of Harvey Hull and Calista F. (Munger) Johnson.

Education

Education public and private schools, Ohio and New York. Bachelor of Laws, Yale, 1859. Doctor of Laws, University of Idaho, 1894.

Career

Admitted to bar in Minnesota, 1858. Later moved to California and Nevada, and to Idaho, 1864. Senior member of law firm of Johnson & Johnson.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author of bill creating Boise Independent School District, 1881, and member Board of Education, 1881-1896 (chairman). Member of the board of regents, University of Idaho, 1889-1894. Democrat. President Idaho State Bar Association, 1898-1902.

      Has made frequent and extended visits to Europe, and has villa on Lake Constance, at Wasserburg, Bavaria.

Membership

Member Territorial Council, Idaho, 1880-1882. Member of the board of regents, University of Idaho, 1889-1894.

Connections

Married Kathrina Brög, 1868.

father:
Harvey Hull Johnson

mother:
Calista F. (Munger) Johnson

spouse:
Kathrina Brög