Biography of Joseph G. Johnston
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JOHNSTON, Joseph G., district manager American Car and Foundry Co.; born New Hagerstown, O., Jan. 27, 1850; son of Francis and Caroline (Geiger) Johnston; educated in public schools of New Hagerstown; unmarried. Began active career as clerk in store in Ohio and continued until 1874; engaged in retail book business at Logansport, Ind., 1874-81; removed to Detroit, 1881, and has ever since been connected with the American Car and Foundry Co., formerly as superintendent of foundries, district manager since Feb., 1907. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Independent in politics. Presbyterian. Club: Fellowcraft. Office: Ferry Ave. and Riopelle St. Residence: 24 E. High St.

From:
The Book of Detroiters
A Biographical Dictionary
Of Leading Living Men
Of The City of Detroit

Second Edition 1914
Edited By: Albert Nelson Marquis
A. N. Marquis & Company
Chicago 1914.

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