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Rep. Calvin D. Johnson in 1945

Rep. Calvin D. Johnson in 1945

Rep. Calvin D. Johnson was president of the Illinois State Society of Washington, DC from 1945 to 1947 but he was not serving as a member of the House at the time. He was born in Fordsville, Ohio County, Ky., November 22, 1898; moved with his parents to St. Clair County, Ill., in 1904, and attended public schools; engaged in the general contracting business 1922-1944; member, St. Clair County School Board, 1926-1928; member of the St. Clair County, Ill., Board of Supervisors 1930-1934; served in the State house of representatives 1935-1941; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth Congress (January 3, 1943-January 3, 1945); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1944 to the Seventy-ninth Congress and for election in 1946 to the Eightieth Congress; executive assistant to vice president of Remington-Rand, Inc., in Washington, D.C., 1952-1968; engaged in public relations; was a resident of Belleville, Ill., until his death there on October 13, 1985

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