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Name:Richard Otto Johnson
Affiliation:Class of 1876
Biography & Genealogy:Richard Otto Johnson, Class of 1876: Genealogy: Born- Jan. 17, 1859 in Lewisville, Indiana. Father- Dr. Thomas Aurelius Johnson; Mother- Mary Freeman. Pat. Grandfather- Lawson William Johnson; Pat. Grandmother- Margaret Anne Winslow Stubblefield. Mat. Grandfather- Lewis Crowell Freeman; Mat. Grandmother- Susan Harris. Married- Clara E. McBride. Children- 1- Richard K. Johnson; 2- Mrs. J. Harrison Grant (given name unknown) VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 22, 1872; Graduated- June 29, 1876 standing 33rd in a class of 35. Careers: Lawyer; Superintendent of Indiana State School for the Deaf; Business Director for Indianapolis Public Schools; Insurance Councilor; author or several books on the deaf; active in the National Education Association; member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. Died- Jan. 6, 1928 at his home in Indianapolis, Indiana.