Frank Carlton Johnson

1865 - 1946

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Frank Carlton Johnson

1865 - 1946
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'Grandpa Johnson lived in Portland, Oregon during the 1930's (1934 for sure) at 2224 S.E. Sherman. I believed he owned the home as he wrote about it getting it ready to sell. From letters (that have now been burned by me) he talked about working in his garden. Grandmother mentioned that he had done
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Frank Carlton Johnson

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Provo City Cemetery

610 S State St
Provo, Utah, Utah
United States
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May 29, 2011
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January 1, 1970

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From a Family Group Record written by "Mildred" in 2001 to Elizabeth Haws

Contributor: im2mas Created: 7 months ago Updated: 7 months ago

"Grandpa Johnson lived in Portland, Oregon during the 1930's (1934 for sure) at 2224 S.E. Sherman. I believed he owned the home as he wrote about it getting it ready to sell. From letters (that have now been burned by me) he talked about working in his garden. Grandmother mentioned that he had done a lot of planting. i guess that was where my mother (Grace) got her love of planting flowers and vegetables. Grandpa loved to go dancing whenever he was in SLC. It was mentioned in the letters that it was twice or three times a week. A placed called Jackson, mostly, and the Coconut Grove. " "Grandpa was "Assistant Registrar" for the American Extension University, Los Angeles, California, with his office at 303 Railway Exchange Building in Portland. It was "Lessons in Law for Busy Business Men" and had extensions, evidently in LA, Chicago and New York. One of his letters was dated April 26th, 1926 (I saved this letter), so he was evidently there in the 1920's, as well. (He would have been 61 years old at that time.) I think he liked to travel and really don't think he stayed at home very often. One letter from Grandmother in July 1934 was from Portland. (I saved this letter). She was evidently visiting him for several months, but appeared to be very lonely for home. He signed himself "Father" mostly, but also "Daddy" and "Daddie".

Life Timeline of Frank Carlton Johnson

1865
Frank Carlton Johnson was born in 1865
Frank Carlton Johnson was 14 years old when Thomas Edison demonstrates incandescent lighting to the public for the first time, in Menlo Park, New Jersey. Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.
1879
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Frank Carlton Johnson was 23 years old when The Great Blizzard of 1888 struck the northeastern United States, producing snowdrifts in excess of 50 ft (15 m) and confining some people to their houses for up to a week. The Great Blizzard of 1888 or Great Blizzard of '88 was one of the most severe recorded blizzards in the history of the United States of America. The storm, referred to as the Great White Hurricane, paralyzed the East Coast from the Chesapeake Bay to Maine, as well as the Atlantic provinces of Canada. Snowfalls of 10 to 58 inches fell in parts of New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut, and sustained winds of more than 45 miles per hour (72 km/h) produced snowdrifts in excess of 50 feet (15 m). Railroads were shut down, and people were confined to their houses for up to a week. Railway and telegraph lines were disabled, and this provided the impetus to move these pieces of infrastructure underground. Emergency services were also affected.
1888
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Frank Carlton Johnson was 26 years old when Thomas Edison patents the motion picture camera. Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.
1891
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Frank Carlton Johnson was 40 years old when Albert Einstein publishes his first paper on the special theory of relativity. Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. He is best known to the general public for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2, which has been dubbed "the world's most famous equation". He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect", a pivotal step in the development of quantum theory.
1905
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Frank Carlton Johnson was 47 years old when The British passenger liner RMS Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic at 2:20 a.m., two hours and forty minutes after hitting an iceberg. Only 710 of 2,227 passengers and crew on board survive. RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early hours of 15 April 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. There were an estimated 2,224 passengers and crew aboard, and more than 1,500 died, making it one of the deadliest commercial peacetime maritime disasters in modern history. RMS Titanic was the largest ship afloat at the time it entered service and was the second of three Olympic-class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line. It was built by the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast. Thomas Andrews, her architect, died in the disaster.
1912
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Frank Carlton Johnson was 64 years old when Babe Ruth becomes the first baseball player to hit 500 home runs in his career with a home run at League Park in Cleveland, Ohio. George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball (MLB) spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935. Nicknamed "The Bambino" and "The Sultan of Swat", he began his MLB career as a stellar left-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, but achieved his greatest fame as a slugging outfielder for the New York Yankees. Ruth established many MLB batting records, including career home runs (714), runs batted in (RBIs) (2,213), bases on balls (2,062), slugging percentage (.690), and on-base plus slugging (OPS) (1.164); the latter two still stand as of 2018. Ruth is regarded as one of the greatest sports heroes in American culture and is considered by many to be the greatest baseball player of all time. In 1936, Ruth was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame as one of its "first five" inaugural members.
1929
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Frank Carlton Johnson was 74 years old when World War II: Nazi Germany and Slovakia invade Poland, beginning the European phase of World War II. World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier. The vast majority of the world's countries—including all of the great powers—eventually formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most global war in history; it directly involved more than 100 million people from over 30 countries. In a state of total war, the major participants threw their entire economic, industrial, and scientific capabilities behind the war effort, blurring the distinction between civilian and military resources. World War II was the deadliest conflict in human history, marked by 50 to 85 million fatalities, most of whom were civilians in the Soviet Union and China. It included massacres, the genocide of the Holocaust, strategic bombing, premeditated death from starvation and disease and the only use of nuclear weapons in war.
1939
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Frank Carlton Johnson died in 1946 at the age of 81
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