James W. Johnson

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James W. Johnson

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH, United States
Death: October 1887 (56)
Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of David Israel Johnson and Eliza Johnson
Husband of Kate V. Nelson
Brother of Edward Israel Johnson; Henry Davis Johnson; Frederick Augustus Johnson; Selina Emma Johnson; Edgar Mayer Johnson and 2 others

Occupation: Songwriter
Managed by: Kevin Lawrence Hanit
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About James W. Johnson

He wrote the music and words of the following songs, which were very popular for a time: "At home thou art remembered still"; "Wipe away each dripping tear"; "Awake from thy slumber." He wrote also "Affinity," a novel, published in the "Cincinnati Times" about 1867. He served as deputy treasurer of Hamilton county, Ohio, from 1874 to 1880.

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James W. Johnson's Timeline

April 28, 1831
Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH, United States
October 1887
Age 56
Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH, United States