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William Riley Johnson

W.R. Johnson
Full Name: William Riley Johnson
Birth date: May 13, 1874
Death date: December 7, 1955

Terms of Service

  • House, 41st Legislature
    1/8/1929 - 1/13/1931

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Obituary, "Dr. Johnson, Snyder, Dies," Thursday morning, 12/8/1955, p. 1. "Dr. William Riley Johnson, 81, pioneer Scurry County doctor," born 5/13/1874 in Winona. Abilene Reporter-News .
  • Census of 1910 - W.R. Johnson, Snyder, Scurry County, age 36, physician, spouse Mary E., son George, daughter Ellen B.
    Census of 1930 - William R. Johnson, Snyder, Scurry County, age 54, doctor, spouse Mary.
    Census of 1940 - William R. Johnson, Snyder, Scurry County, age 61, physician/private practice, spouse Mary E. FamilySearch . 1930 1940
  • 1910
  • United States Army, 1st Lieutenant M.C. (Medical Corps), World War I. William Riley Johnson, residence Snyder, Scurry County, born in Smith County 5/13/1876, served 1/24/1918 - 8/27/1918, principal station San Antonio. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin) .
  • William Riley Johnson, home address Snyder, Scurry County, age 42, birth date 5/13/1876, physician, nearest relative Mrs. Mary E. Johnson. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 .
  • Dr. William Riley Johnson, birth date 5/13/1874, death date 12/7/1955, burial in Snyder Cemetery, Snyder, Scurry County. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, "Society Scribblings: W.R. Johnsons Marking Fifty-four Years Together," 12/20/1953, p. 11.
    "Just a few days away and our fellow citizen, Snyder physician for more than 20 years, W.R. Johnson, will be on his way to Austin to start with the 41st Legislature," reprinted from The Scurry County Times, 12/2/1928. "25 Years Ago," 12/27/1953, p. 9.
    Obituary, "Dr. Johnson's Services Held," 12/8/1955, p. 1. Snyder Daily News .
  • World War I, Lieutenant, stationed at Kelly Field, San Antonio. "Society Scribblings: W.R. Johnsons Marking Fifty-four Years Together," 12/20/1953, p. 11. Snyder Daily News .
  • 41st Legislature (1929) - W.R. Johnson, postoffice Snyder, nativity Texas, age 53, physician. Texas Legislative Manual .
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