Marion Johnston

(1888 - 1925)

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Marion Johnston
1888 - 1925
Born
c. 1888
Death
February 7, 1925
Manhattan County, New York United States
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Marion Johnston was born c. 1888. She died on February 7, 1925 in New York at 37 years old.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Marion Johnston passed away on February 7, 1925 in New York at age 37. She was born c. 1888. We have no information about Marion's surviving family.

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In 1888, in the year that Marion Johnston was born, Irishman John Robert Gregg published a pamphlet in the U.S., teaching his first version of shorthand - Gregg shorthand. When he improved on the first version and published it 5 years later, Gregg shorthand became popular.

In 1898, when she was only 10 years old, magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled 84% of the oil and pipelines in the United States. Rockefeller grew Standard Oil through the merger of several other small oil companies throughout the U.S., creating a monopoly.

In 1909, she was 21 years old when Polish physician and medical researcher Paul Ehrlich found a cure for syphilis, which was a prevalent (but undiscussed) disease. He found that an arsenic compound completely cured syphilis within 3 weeks.

In 1912, at the age of 24 years old, Marion was alive when Arizona was admitted to the United States in February (on Valentine's Day). It became the 48th state in the Union. Previously a Spanish - then Mexican - territory, the U.S. paid $15 million dollars for the area in 1848. Arizona was the last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the United States.

In 1925, in the year of Marion Johnston's passing, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

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c. 1878 - Feb 22, 1943 1878 - 1943
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