Florence Johnson (1891 - 1980)

Florence Johnson
1891 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Florence Johnson was born on October 16, 1891. She died in August 1980 at 88 years of age. We know that Florence Johnson had been residing in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California 90018.


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Florence Johnson died in August 1980 at 88 years of age. She was born on October 16, 1891. There is no information about Florence's family or relationships. We know that Florence Johnson had been residing in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California 90018.
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In 1891, in the year that Florence Johnson was born, on June 25th, in the July issue of The Strand Magazine in London, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes appeared in a series of short stories for the first time. Doyle eventually wrote 4 novels and 56 short stories with Holmes as the main character.

In 1901, when she was merely 10 years old, John Pierpont "J. P." Morgan created U.S. Steel. J.P. Morgan was an American banker and financier who dominated U.S. business at this time. He had previously overseen the creation of General Electric, as well as International Harvester and AT&T. He has been referred to as America's greatest banker. U.S. Steel was the first billion dollar company in the world, worth $1.4 billion in 1901.

In 1911, she was 20 years old when Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, along with four fellow Norwegian explorers. After hearing that Peary had beaten him to the North Pole, Amundsen decided to tackle the South Pole. On December 14th, he succeeded.

In 1931, Florence was 40 years old when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1980, in the year of Florence Johnson's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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Jan 18, 1919 - Oct 29, 1993
Apr 11, 1911 - May 1984
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Jan 20, 1912 - August 1986
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