Samuel Wistar Johnson, M. D.

Samuel Wistar Johnson, M. D. (HM15LW)

Location: Corsicana, TX 75110 Navarro County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 5.554', W 96° 27.981'

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(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.
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HM NumberHM15LW
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Marker Number7221
Year Placed1989
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 1:40am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 739110 N 3553506
Decimal Degrees32.09256667, -96.46635000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 5.554', W 96° 27.981'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 5' 33.24" N, 96° 27' 58.86" W
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Area Code(s)903
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-398 W Collin St, Corsicana TX 75110, US
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