Paul Jr.
American politician
Paul Jr.
Paul Burney Johnson, Jr. was a United States Democratic Mississippi politician and son of former Mississippi Governor Paul B. Johnson, Sr.. A graduate of the University of Mississippi and Ole Miss Law, Johnson was a practicing attorney in Jackson and Hattiesburg, marrying his college sweetheart Dorothy Power in 1941. During his first year at Ole Miss, he was a member of the freshman Ole Miss football team and was initiated into Sigma Alpha Epsilon social fraternity.
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Cartoons, monsters invade USF Thacher Gallery - San Francisco Examiner
Google News - over 5 years
Skateboards with illustrations by “Surfdude” comic creator JR Johnson are included in the exhibit, adding a contemporary pop culture element to the show. Kim Dwinell, author of “Surfside Girls” and sometime Disney collaborator, has a quirky,
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Best of the best - Explorer News
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Keating replaces JR Johnson, of New York Life. Johnson will remain on the board as a regular member. Other members include treasurer Kathy Farmer of AAA Landscape and secretary Sarah Adams of Bedmart. The chair-elect is Paul Evens of The Keg Steakhouse
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'Honeyboy' Edwards, Last of the Delta Blues Legends, Dies at 96 - Hollywood Reporter
Google News - over 5 years
Edwards and Perkins later took the stage to accept the best traditional blues Grammy for an album they recorded with Henry James Townsend and Robert Lockwood Jr. Johnson died at age 27 on Aug. 16, 1938, a few days after drinking from an open bottle of
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Dontel Crenshaw on trial in home invasion - UPDATED - News-Herald.com
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He is on trial before Lake County Common Pleas Judge Richard L. Collins Jr. Johnson, a 21-year-old Mentor man, previously pleaded guilty before Common Pleas Judge Eugene A. Lucci to conspiracy to commit robbery and receiving stolen property
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JR Johnson Supply Announces 2011 Trade Show & New Young Plant Product Line - PerishableNews (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
Roseville, Minnesota - JR Johnson will hold its annual early order trade show this year on Wednesday August 31 from 12:00 noon until 8:00 pm, and Thursday September 1st from 8:30 am until 2:00 pm at the Prom Center 484 Inwood Ave,
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Bogomolov Jr./ Johnson edge past Blake/ Isner into 2nd round – Western ... - bettor.com (blog)
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Alex Bogomolov Jr. and Steve Johnson of USA bounced back after getting bashed in the first set to overcome compatriots James Blake and John Isner in three sets 2-6, 6-4, 10-7 in the first round at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati,
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Johnson a beloved figure in Atlanta sports history - Atlanta Journal Constitution
Google News - over 5 years
That gave him the opportunity to be part of the Braves' success of the '90s — and, moreover, to call games for several years with his son, Ernie Johnson Jr. Johnson Sr. retired for good after the 1999 season at age 75. His wife, son and daughters Dawn
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Banning kids from restaurants - Florida Times-Union (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
JR Johnson You can't blame the restaurant from doing what it feels will keep the majority of their patrons happy and coming back. They are in business to make money and if that means keeping brats out, then so be it. I will say this, I never acted up
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The Perots Gave Willis Johnson's Wai-Wize Its Start, and It's Been Hot Ever Since - Dallas Observer (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
For example, the connection between Willis Johnson, the luckiest radio host in the world, and Ross Perot Jr. Johnson is a close personal and political associate of Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price, target of a major FBI corruption probe
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Looking back: Johnson reflects on school board service - Martinsville Bulletin
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Johnson and Nancy Baker, who also left the board on June 30 after three consecutive terms, were replaced by dentist Craig Dietrich and minister JC Richardson Jr. Johnson said he knows both men well and thinks they will be excellent school board
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Paid Notice: Deaths JOHNSON, JAMES GANN JR.
NYTimes - over 5 years
JOHNSON--James Gann Jr.,aged 95, died on July 9 in New Rochelle, NY. He was born on October 15, 1915 to James G. Johnson and Marguerite Willing in Jackson, MS. The family moved to New York in 1918. He graduated from the Hill School, Yale University and Yale Law School. He was a member of Root, Clark, Buckner & Ballantine, served as counsel to the
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NASCAR: David Ragan trouve sa rédemption à Daytona - Auto123.com
Google News - over 5 years
C'était une course ridicule", a déclaré Jr. Johnson a répondu à son coéquipier via Twitter : "Je ne l'ai pas laissé en plan, êtes-vous fous. Quand mon chef d'équipe me dit d'arrêter, j'arrête. Ce sera à Steve (LeTarte) et Chad (Knaus) de s'expliquer
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Final goodbyes at Paxon Middle School as it prepares to merge with Butler - Florida Times-Union
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JR Johnson, the head of Paxon's security, walked down aisle after aisle in the cafeteria and patted every student's shoulder, occasionally giving some of the boys bear hugs. He smiled, but after the ceremonies were over, after the students walked home,
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Una niña de 5 años ahogó a un bebé de 18 meses porque lloraba demasiado - Informe21.com (Sátira)
Google News - over 5 years
Primero habían pensado que la muerte del bebé de 18 meses de edad, Jermane Jr. Johnson era un ahogamiento accidental en la casa de un familiar en Kansas. Pero después que los trabajadores sociales interrogaran a la niña, de cinco años, que estaba en
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Group Championships from South Plainfield -- Live (or at least tape delayed ... - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com (blog)
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... Encarnac SR RIDGEFIELD PARK 5-04.00 J5-02.00 7 4 1237 Michaela Read JR MANASQUAN 5-00.00 J5-02.00 4 5 1278 Stephanie Skove SR MONMOUTH REGIONA 5-02.00 5-00.00 0.50 5 1248 Anna Johnson MATAWAN 5-00.00 5-00.00 0.50 5 1183 Amanda Wnorowski JR JOHNSON,
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Job preparation classes offered by chamber - Covington News
Google News - almost 6 years
The seminars are sponsored by DeKalb Technical University and the Covington/Newton County Chamber of Commerce and will be taught by DeKalb Admissions Director James Johnson Jr. Johnson said Nelson Heights was chosen as the seminar site at the request
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Charlotte Catholic's Johnson makes history - Charlotte Observer
Google News - almost 6 years
Johnson won his third straight NC High School Athletic Association state championship in Burlington. Johnson beat Western Alamance's Eric Greene 7-6, 7-5. The pair were tied at 2-2 in the first set when rain forced them to leave
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A medieval whodunit - News-Leader.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Performers from Starlight Music and Productions, including (from left) Kat Lowery, Amie White and JR Johnson, will be among those staging an original production of "A Medieval Murder." / Starlight Music and Productions Admission: $40 per person,
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Paul B. Johnson, Jr.
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1985
    Age 69
    Died on October 14, 1985.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1966
    Age 50
    In addition, his fight to repeal the prohibition on alcohol in 1966, a state law for the previous 58 years that had largely been ignored by moonshiners, was another issue that gained him popular appeal.
    More Details Hide Details Johnson left politics following the end of his term. He suffered a stroke in the late 1970s, and continued to struggle with his health in his final years, before suffering a fatal heart attack at his home in Hattiesburg, surrounded by his wife and family.
  • 1965
    Age 49
    Johnson, like many other southern governors, quietly observed the 1965 civil war centennial of the defeat of the South.
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    After seeing the potentially damaging effects on the state's image and business climate, Johnson worked to tone down any racist rhetoric and adopted moderate policies, including requesting that the state comply with the newly-passed Voting Rights Act in 1965.
    More Details Hide Details He also at one point declared "The day for a lot of bull-shooting is over." Moves such as this were seen as major reasons for the decrease in racial violence and solid economic growth, with Johnson working hard to pass a $130 million bond issue to finance a major expansion of the Ingalls Shipyard in Pascagoula.
  • 1964
    Age 48
    In his inaugural address in 1964, he chose, "Pursuit of Excellence" as his term's theme and also stated, "Hate, or prejudice, or ignorance, will not lead Mississippi while I sit in the governor's chair."
    More Details Hide Details To many, that comment had a hollow ring five months later, when during the investigation of the three missing civil rights workers, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner in June 1964, Johnson offered little or no help. He praised Neshoba County Sheriff Lawrence A. Rainey and deputy sheriff Cecil Price. He also dismissed fears that the trio had been murdered by stating, "Maybe they went to Cuba", a reference to the Communist ties that were often used to try and discredit that movement. As one astute observer saw it, the governor was "tempering political expedience with common sense, yet still attempting to ease down the more radical, emotional, ignorant groups without losing those votes." And so "ambivalent Paul" could denounce in picturesque and biting language the impending civil rights law and could declare that "It is an odd thing that so much hell is being raised over three people missing in Mississippi when 10,000 are missing in New York", while welcoming Allan Dulles and J. Edgar Hoover to Mississippi and firing a couple of Ku Kluxers from the Highway Patrol. While castigating the civil rights workers and refusing even to meet with responsible Negro leaders, he did come down hard for law enforcement and played a major role in ending the violence in Pike County. It is more than a reasonable guess that the two Johnsons, President and Governor, kept each other informed, though neither could have admitted that to his public...
  • 1963
    Age 47
    Recognizing that his career in state politics was hopeless, and bolstered by his segregationist appeal, Johnson ran for governor once again in 1963 "on a platform of segregation and race hatred so inflexibly extreme as to satisfy the most violent white segregationists".
    More Details Hide Details He defeated former governor James P. Coleman by tying his opponent to President John F. Kennedy's proposed civil rights legislation. During the campaign, he asked voters to "Stand tall with Paul" against those wanting to change Mississippi's "way of life", in reference to his confrontation with the federal marshals. Also a part of his stump speech was the line, "You know what the N.A.A.C.P. stands for: Niggers, alligators, apes, coons, and possums." In the general election, he faced Rubel Phillips, the first strong Republican candidate for Mississippi governor that any Democrat had encountered since Reconstruction in 1876. Phillips, a recent Democratic state Public Service Commissioner, ran under the slogan "K.O. the Kennedys", and tried to tie Barnett and Johnson to them as well as convince voters that he and GOP Lieutenant Governor candidate Stanford Morse represented the best hope for preserving Mississippi's traditional "way of life" while at the same time making overall progress. However, their strong efforts fell short, though Phillips did receive 38% of the vote, indicating a strong base of support for serious GOP state candidates.
  • 1962
    Age 46
    He played a prominent role in trying to prevent James Meredith from enrolling at Ole Miss in 1962, physically blocking federal marshals escorting Meredith.
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  • 1959
    Age 43
    In 1959, he ran for lieutenant governor and won, serving under segregationist icon Governor Ross Barnett.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1955
    Age 39
    Twice during his tenure, and once more in 1955, Johnson ran for governor, losing all three times.
    More Details Hide Details In 1947, prior to his first try for the governor's mansion, he ran for an open U.S. Senate seat, but lost.
  • 1948
    Age 32
    He supported Harry Truman for President in 1948 (Truman received just over ten percent of the vote in Mississippi), Adlai Stevenson in 1952, and had an affectionate reverence for Franklin D. Roosevelt going back to the days of his then-Congressman father's friendship with the then-Assistant Secretary of the Navy (and he and his siblings had known the Roosevelt children).
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    Upon his release from the service, he looked to follow in his father's political footsteps, serving as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi from 1948 to 1951.
    More Details Hide Details As described by noted writer Theodore White, Johnson had, for a Southerner, a liberal early record.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1941
    Age 25
    A graduate of the University of Mississippi and Ole Miss Law, Johnson was a practicing attorney in Jackson and Hattiesburg, marrying his college sweetheart Dorothy Power in 1941.
    More Details Hide Details During his first year at Ole Miss, he was a member of the freshman Ole Miss football team and was initiated into Sigma Alpha Epsilon social fraternity. He had the distinction of being the only sophomore ever elected president of the Ole Miss student body. After college, Johnson served in the South Pacific with the United States Marine Corps during World War II.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1916
    Age 0
    Born in 1916.
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