Asa Johnson (1905 - 1985)

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Asa Johnson
1905 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Asa Johnson was born on September 2, 1905. He died in May 1985 at age 79. We know that Asa Johnson had been residing in Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia 23229.


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Asa Johnson passed away in May 1985 at 79 years of age. He was born on September 2, 1905. There is no information about Asa's family. We know that Asa Johnson had been residing in Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia 23229.
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In 1905, in the year that Asa Johnson was born, the Industrial Workers of the World was founded. An international labor union founded in Chicago, it was most often referred to as the "Wobblies" and had ties to the socialist movement and the anarchist movement. At its peak, it had 150,000 members.

In 1919, he was only 14 years old when in the summer and early autumn, race riots erupted in 26 U.S. cities, resulting in hundreds of deaths and even more people being badly hurt. In most cases, African-Americans were the victims. It was called the "Red Summer". Men who were returning from World War I needed jobs and there was competition for those jobs among the races. Tension was heightened by the use by many companies of blacks as strikebreakers.

In 1950, when he was 45 years old, in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

In 1977, when he was 72 years old, on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

In 1985, in the year of Asa Johnson's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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Asa M Johnson
Born: around 1911
North Carolina, United States
Asa C Johnson
Born: around 1919
Tennessee, United States
Asa F Johnson
Born: around 1921
North Carolina, United States
Asa E Johnson
Born: around 1909
New York, United States
Asa Johnson
Died: Feb 24, 1932
Asa Thomas Johnson
Mar 11, 1943 - Aug 24, 1970
Asa Johnson
around 1890 - May 18, 1929
Asa I. Johnson
Born: around 1948
Asa R. Johnson
Born: around 1969
Asa E. Johnson
Born: around 1943
Asa W. Johnson Jr
Born: around 1968
Asa I. Johnson
Born: around 1948
Asa I. Johnson
Born: around 1947
Asa T. Johnson Jr
Born: around 1927
Asa Wayne Johnson
Born: around 1934
Asa M. (Branche) Johnson
Born: around 1989
Asa L. Johnson
Born: around 1983
Asa I. Johnson
Born: around 1947

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Shirley Johnson
Feb 16, 1909 - November 1965
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Lessie R Johnson
Jun 20, 1905 - Feb 11, 1999
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John Johnson
Apr 6, 1878 - February 1965
Sarah Johnson
Apr 8, 1897 - April 1982
Hudgins, Virginia
Willie Johnson
Aug 9, 1878 - September 1974
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Aug 5, 1936 - Oct 19, 1998
Richmond, VA
Harry W Johnson
May 1, 1939 - Nov 2, 2006
Richmond, VA
Frank H Johnson
Jan 20, 1936 - Sep 1, 1991
Ammie Johnson
Jan 21, 1918 - April 1986
Richmond, Virginia
Phillip Johnson
Oct 13, 1890 - August 1964
Leon Johnson
May 24, 1938 - April 1980
Mark Johnson
Apr 1, 1906 - February 1977
Gordonsville, Virginia
Marion W Johnson
Mar 31, 1904 - Mar 3, 1991
Fredericksburg, VA
Eddie Florence Johnson
Oct 3, 1934 - Jun 28, 2010
Melbourne, Kentucky
Bessie W Johnson
May 5, 1910 - Jun 28, 2001
Richmond, VA
Pattie Johnson
Oct 8, 1894 - April 1971
Halifax, Virginia
Fairfax Johnson
Feb 20, 1894 - February 1981
Dahlgren, Virginia

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