James Preston Johnson

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James Preston Johnson

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Ruben Johnson and Carrie Johnson
Husband of Phoebe Johnson
Father of LaVaughn Delores Robinson; <private> Johnson and <private> Lang (Johnson)

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About James Preston Johnson

James Preston Johnson, the husband of Phoebe Moten Johnson, worked as a railroad porter and owned several shoe repair shops. One of the couple’s daughters, LaVaughn, was Michelle Obama’s paternal grandmother. Her name would be carried into the White House when Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama became the first lady.

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February 6, 1915
Age 36
Age 55