(1853-1922)A native of Georgia, Samuel W. Johnson established his first medical practice in Atlanta. After moving to Texas and settling in Corsicana, he became a respected community physician and was elected mayor in 1900. During his term in office the public library was established, thanks to the efforts of the city's women's clubs. Johnson was also instrumental in the early oil industry in Corsicana. His first wife, Kate Beaton, died in 1904. In 1910 he married Sarah Pace. Johnson moved to Dallas in 1910 and died there in 1922. He is buried in Corsicana's Oakwood Cemetery.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 1:40am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 739110 N 3553506|
|Decimal Degrees||32.09256667, -96.46635000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 5.554', W 96° 27.981'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 5' 33.24" N, 96° 27' 58.86" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 300-398 W Collin St, Corsicana TX 75110, US|
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