Biography of Frank S. Johnson
Riverside County, CA Biographies





FRANK S. JOHNSON
A progressive and prosperous rancher and stockman of the section in the vicinity of Arlington, where he is the owner of sixty two acres of valuable land, is Frank S. Johnson, who has been a resident of Riverside county since 1902. He was born March 7, 1881, in Butler county, Iowa. where he grew to manhood on his father's farm. He received his preliminary education in the public schools of that locality, this later being supplemented by a year at Armour Institute, Chicago. He followed the occupation of stationary engineer in that city and later in California, spending about five years in that calling. While a resident of Los Angeles he bought property and made many improvements upon it, later selling out and coming to Riverside county in 1906. He then bought the property he now owns and occupies, erected suitable buildings for his needs at that time and placed most of his land under alfalfa, securing water from the Riverside Water Company for irrigation. He also set out some fruit for family use.

After he had located on his property Mr. Johnson returned east to attend school and while there was taken sick and confined in a hospital for some time During this time he became acquainted with his nurse, Miss Mabel Hayward, who was born and reared in Michigan, where she also received good educational advantages. On April 24, 1906, they were married and soon after left for California, where Mr. Johnson's interests were located, and since that time have been residents of this county. Two children have been born to them, Franklin H: and Marian M.

In all matters of importance for the advancement of the interests of the county and its citizens, Mr. Johnson has been a liberal supporter. In national politics a Republican, in his district he has served as a member and clerk of the school board and been interested in matters pertaining to the education of the young. In August, 1911, he engaged in the dairy business, making a specialty of a first class product, which he wholesales and retails at Corona. He erected a modern and perfectly sanitary dairy barn at a cost of over $1,000, with all of its appurtenances of a most up to date character. He also has branched out in raising Berkshire hogs for breeding purposes and it is his intention to gradually work into the high grade stock business in the near future. In all of his dealings he endeavors to abide by the "Golden Rule."

From:
History of Riverside County, California
With a Biographical Review
History by Elmer Wallace Holmes
And other well known writers
Historic Record Company
Los Angeles, California 1912


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