B. H. Johnson, druggist, was born in Litchfield, Conn., August 1, 1835; removed to Wisconsin; thence to Minnesota; came to Jewell County, Kan., in October, 1873, and engaged in the hardware business in Burr Oak. In May, 1878, he engaged in the drug business, which business he has been in ever since; and owns his store building, 22×44 feet. Held office of County Commissioner in Jackson County, Minn., also held the office of Justice of the Peace and Assessor and Township Clerk of Burr Oak Township. Mr. Johnson started the first regular hardware, also the first drug store in Burr Oak. Enlisted in the United States Army December 4, 1862 in Company F, Third Wisconsin Cavalry, and was made sergeant. Discharged September 29, 1865. Is a married man, and the father of five children – R. W., I. B., Louis, Lloyd and Ethel.
Biographical Sketch of B. H. Johnson
MLA Source Citation:Andreas, A. T. History of the State of Kansas. Chicago, Illinois: William G. Cutler. 1883. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 27 January 2015. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/kansas/biographical-sketch-of-b-h-johnson.htm - Last updated on Mar 20th, 2012
Contribute to the Conversation!
Our "rules" are simple. Keep the conversation on subject and mind your manners! If this is your first time posting, we do moderate comments before we let them appear... so give us a while to get to them. Once we get to know you here, we'll remove that requirement.
You must be logged in to post a comment.