Adna Romulus JOHNSON, Congress, OH (1860-1938)


JOHNSON, Adna Romulus, a Representative from Ohio; born in Sweet Springs, Saline County, Mo., December 14, 1860; moved with his mother to a farm in Lawrence County, Ohio, in 1864; attended the common schools; taught school seven years; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1886; was graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1887 and practiced his profession in Ironton, Ohio; prosecuting attorney of Lawrence County in 1889; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-first Congress (March 4, 1909-March 3, 1911); was renominated without opposition in 1910 but declined to accept; resumed the practice of law in Ironton, Ohio; also engaged in banking and was financially interested in various manufacturing concerns; served as president of the Ohio State Bar Association in 1933; died in Ironton, Ohio, June 11, 1938; interment in Woodland Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present