Claude Johnson (1909 - 1982)

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Claude Johnson
1909 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
Claude Johnson was born on December 27, 1909. He died in March 1982 at 72 years old. We know that Claude Johnson had been residing in West Columbia, Lexington County, South Carolina 29169.


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Claude Johnson passed away in March 1982 at age 72. He was born on December 27, 1909. We have no information about Claude's immediate family. We know that Claude Johnson had been residing in West Columbia, Lexington County, South Carolina 29169.
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In 1909, in the year that Claude Johnson was born, the New York Times published the first movie review. It was a report on D.W. Griffith's movie "Pippa Passes" also called "The Song of Conscience", a silent film. The review said that this work was moving away from "lurid material that attracted the wrath of censors and concerned citizens and toward more respectable ends. The movie was the story of a young female factory worker, on her day off, wandering and singing - thus changing the hearts of those around her towards good.

In 1915, by the time he was merely 6 years old, the Superior Court in Fulton County Georgia accepted the charter for the establishment of the new Ku Klux Klan, succeeding the Klan that flourished in the South in the late 1800's. This iteration of the Klan adopted white clothing and used many of the code words from the first Klan, adding cross burnings and mass marches in an attempt to intimidate others.

In 1935, when he was 26 years old, the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1948, Claude was 39 years old when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1982, in the year of Claude Johnson's passing, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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Ohio, United States
Claude W Johnson
Born: around 1914
North Carolina, United States
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Born: around 1926
Arkansas, United States
Claude S Jr Johnson
Born: around 1925
Georgia, United States
Claude H Johnson
Born: around 1925
Alabama, United States
Claude L Johnson
Born: around 1927
North Carolina, United States
Claude C Johnson
Born: around 1915
North Carolina, United States
Claude A Johnson
Born: around 1909
Montana, United States
Claude B Johnson
Born: around 1918
California, United States
Claude L Johnson
Born: around 1910
Montana, United States
Claude O Johnson
Born: around 1920
California, United States
Claude W Johnson
Born: around 1902
Arizona, United States
Claude W Johnson
Born: around 1908
Nevada, United States
Claude W Johnson
Born: around 1918
Oregon, United States
Claude F Johnson
Born: around 1918
Idaho, United States
Claude H Johnson
Born: around 1912
California, United States
Claude B Johnson
Born: around 1897
California, United States

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Jane C Johnson
May 6, 1908 - Sep 23, 2003
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Clyde Johnson
Apr 15, 1914 - March 1991
Buffalo, NY
Willie Johnson
Mar 13, 1915 - October 1978
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Wilbur P Johnson
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Joseph W Johnson
Sep 23, 1918 - Jan 2, 2001
Deland, FL
Fannie Johnson
Feb 25, 1902 - August 1968
Annie L Johnson
Jul 14, 1910 - Jul 20, 1998
Pensacola, FL
William Johnson
Jul 17, 1917 - March 1981
Joseph Johnson
Sep 19, 1914 - June 1978
Pascagoula, Mississippi
Warren Johnson
May 10, 1921 - December 1976
Earl Johnson
Nov 8, 1890 - August 1971
Miami, Florida
John Johnson
Sep 2, 1917 - December 1969
San Diego, California
George Johnson
Mar 13, 1920 - October 1969
Fannie B Johnson
Feb 11, 1897 - May 8, 1991
Opa Locka, FL
Oza E Johnson
Feb 3, 1912 - Sep 25, 2003
Palo Alto, CA

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