Fred Johnson

March 1890–1952 (Age 61)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Fred

When Fred Johnson was born in March 1890, in New Jersey, United States, his father, William H. Johnson, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth A. Oakerson, was 22. He had at least 2 daughters with Eva B. He lived in Upper Freehold Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States for about 30 years. He died in 1952, at the age of 62, and was buried in Cream Ridge, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States.

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Fred Johnson
Eva B
Edna May Johnson
Helen A Johnson

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    Edna May Johnson


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 17

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name John . As an American family name, Johnson has absorbed patronymics and many other derivatives of this name in continental European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Fred Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fred Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fred Johnson, "United States Census, 1940"

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