09/12/1865 - 04/04/1950

JOHNSTON, James Cunningham, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, September 12, 1865 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; attended, Peirce’s Business College; clerk, United States Post Office, Philadelphia; employed, Adams Coal Co., retail coal business; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1910; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1912); organizer and president, Central Kensington Building and Loan Association; died, April 4, 1950 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Northwood Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

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