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Elmer Leavis Johnson

Elmer Leavis Johnson

Male 1920 - 1998  (78 years)

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  • Name Elmer Leavis Johnson 
    Born 4 Jan 1920  Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1930  Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1940  Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    History Elmer graduated in 1938 from Thayer High School. After graduation, he served for a year as a national vice president of the Future Farmers of America, representing the 12 northeastern states. He traveled throughout the eastern United States on behalf of the Future Farmers of America and represented the organization at the 1939 World's Fair in New York City. He was a dairy farmer and breeder of Brown Swiss cattle. He served as a Selectman in the early 1950's in Winchester, New Hampshire. He served as the Town Moderator between 1956 and 1996 in Winchester. He served as a state legislator in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, as well as being on the New Hampshire Water Supply and Pollution Control Commission for six years. Rep. Johnson was one of the original sponsors of House Bill 307 - the Current Use Act - in 1973 and was a moving force behind its adoption between 1966 and 1985. In 1994, he was named Citizen of the Year in Winchester. In his obituary in The Keene Sentinel he is described ?as a man who had worked outside most of his life. He was tan in summer or winter, with rough hands and sometimes dirt under his fingernails. Dimples cut deep crevices in his square-jawed face.? ?  [1, 2
    Died 22 Jul 1998  Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried 24 Jul 1998  Warwick Cemetery, Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Johnson Family Memorial
    Johnson Family Memorial
    Johnson Family Memorial Reverse Side
    Johnson Family Memorial Reverse Side
    RALPH WALDO JOHNSON
    APR. 28, 1888 — JULY 24, 1964
    HIS WIFE
    CARRIE LOUISE LEAVIS
    APR. 17, 1890 — OCT. 13, 1957
    CHILDREN
    ELMER LEAVIS JOHNSON
    JAN. 4, 1920 —JULY 22, 1998
    EVELYN LOUISE JOHNSON COBURN
    NOV. 1, 1915 — DEC. 1, 1997
    Person ID I1174  Delvee Family | Clan of Lucy, Clan of Jonathan, Tribe of Hannah
    Last Modified 7 Jul 2018 

    Father Ralph Waldo Johnson,   b. 28 Apr 1888, Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1964, Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Carrie Louise Leavis,   b. 7 Apr 1890,   d. 13 Oct 1957, Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 8 Oct 1914  Northfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8
    Marriage Record of Carrie Louisa Leavis and Ralph W. Johnson
    Marriage Record of Carrie Louisa Leavis and Ralph W. Johnson
    Family ID F694  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Jan 1920 - Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was recorded while living with his parents. - 1930 - Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was recorded while living with his parents. He was a farmer. - 1940 - Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Jul 1998 - Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 24 Jul 1998 - Warwick Cemetery, Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S112] Obituary of Elmer L. Johnson #1 , (Athol, Massachusetts: Athol Daily News, 30 July 1998).

    2. [S113] Obituary of Elmer L. Johnson #2, (Keene, New Hampshire: The Keene Sentinel, 23 July 1998).

    3. [S491] 1930 U.S. Federal Census - New Hampshire, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002).
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Winchester, Cheshire, New Hampshire; Page: 21B; Enumeration District: 0034; FHL microfilm: 2341034

    4. [S804] 1940 U.S. Federal Census - New Hampshire, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012).
      Year: 1940; Census Place: Winchester, Cheshire, New Hampshire; Roll: m-t0627-02284; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 3-46

    5. [S377] Allred, Paul W. Descendants of Peter Delvey, (Unknown place: manuscript, 11 November 2002).

    6. [S388] Delvee Historian. Delvee Family Records 1887 - 1988, (Warwick, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1988).

    7. [S827] Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).
      Marriage Record of Carrie Louisa Leavis and Ralph W. Johnson

    8. [S800] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      Marriage Record of Carrie Louisa Leavis and Ralph W. Johnson