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Frederick and Georgia Post Johnson

 
 
Frederick and Georgia Post Johnson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2021
1. Frederick and Georgia Post Johnson Marker
Inscription.  

Dr. Frederick Chas. Johnson
Journalist, Historian, Altruist
Son of Wesley and Cynthia Johnson
Born at Marquette, Wis., Mar. 2, 1853
Died at Dallas, Pa. Mar. 5, 1913
Graduated in Medicine, Univ. of Pa. 1883
Manager, Editor and President of
Wilkes-Barre Record
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Georgia Post his wife
Dau. of Joseph-Harriet (Green) Post
Born at Brandon, Wis. Sept. 23, 1864
Died at St. Petersburg, Fla. Feb. 11, 1953
Served for Herbert Hoover on Council of
National Defense in World War I

 
Erected by the Johnson Family.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsEducationScience & MedicineWar, World I. A significant historical date for this entry is March 2, 1853.
 
Location. 41° 15.472′ N, 75° 52.214′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Monument is in Hollenback Cemetery, about 500 feet WNW of the cemetery's River Street entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 540 North River Street, Wilkes Barre PA 18702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rev. Jacob Johnson, A.M. (here, next to this marker); Henry Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Isaac S. Osterhout (about 500 feet away); Early Settlers and War Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away); Connecticut Settlement (about 600 feet away); Captain Joseph Davis and Lieutenant William Jones (about 700 feet away); First Permanent Settlement in the Wyoming Valley (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkes-Barre.
 
Also see . . .
1. Frederick C. Johnson Bio in The Pennsylvania Wyoming Valley in 1892. (Submitted on May 23, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Frederick Charles Johnson in Who's Who in Pennsylvania, 1908. (Submitted on May 23, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. The Council of National Defense: Now a Little Known or Appreciated World War I Federal Agency (NARA). (Submitted on May 23, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. WWI Woman’s Committee of the Council of National Defense Registration Card Collections (GGRWHC). (Submitted on May 23, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Frederick and Georgia Post Johnson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2021
2. Frederick and Georgia Post Johnson Marker
Engraving on opposite side of monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 23, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 97 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 23, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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