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Representative Royal C Johnson, with his grandchildren, being presented a portrait of himself that is hanging in the House Veteran's Committee room.

Royal Johnson was a representative when he entered the army as a buck private during WW1 (1918). After the war, he left the Army when he was re-elected to the House. the American Legion had the portrait done to honor all of the work that Johnson had done on behalf of veterans.

The names given are left to right.

photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, Harris & Ewing, photographer
at House Veterans Committee, Washington DC, Washington DC USA


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