A.O. Johnson

Submitted by Cindy Millwood


From News and Courant, Thursday, Feb 11, 1904 Engineer Dead

A.O. Johnson succumbs to pneumonia Monday Night

Mr. A.O. Johnson, a well known engineer in the service of the Western & Atlantic railroad, died at his home in this city Monday night the 1st inst. of complications of troubles following a case of pheumonia.

Mr. Johnson was in charge of the switch engine of the W. & A. at the time of his death, a position he had held since the engine was put into service a number of months ago. He had been in the employ of the W. & A. eighteen or twenty years and an engineer fourteen or fifteen years and was a trusted and faithful employee.

He was 48 years of age. He was born in Cherokee County, but had lived in Kingston many years. He leaves a wife and five children who are Mrs. P.D. Casey, Clifford, Ga., Mrs. Edgar Griffin, Ligon, GA., Mrs. Warren Bradley, Kingston, Ga., and Clifford and Alfie Johnson.

The remains were carried to Kingston for interment.



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