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Gardner Nye Johnson

Gardner Nye Johnson

Male 1824 -

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  • Name Gardner Nye Johnson 
    Born 1824  of, Dana, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I35816  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Silas Nye Johnson,   b. 2 Sep 1799, Hardwick, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1879, Dana, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Susan B. Whipple,   b. 9 Sep 1805, Hardwick, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1882, Dana, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 5 Feb 1823  Hardwick, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2354  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eliza French,   b. , , Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Joseph French Johnson,   b. 24 Aug 1853, Hardwick, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1900, of, Lansdowne Twp, Delaware, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 48 years)
    Family ID F17463  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Sherman Leland, The Leland Magazine or a Genealogical Record of Henry Leland and His Descendants (Boston: Wier & White, 1850), p. 46.

      !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 28 Jul 2004. Cites entry in The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans (1904): Volume VI
      JOHNSON, Joseph French, financier, was born at Hardwick, Mass., Aug. 24, 1853; son of Gardner Nye {35816} and Eliza (French) Johnson, and grandson of Silas Nye {4071} and Susan (Whipple) {4051} Johnson. His ancestor, John Johnson, immigrated from England in 1635 and settled at Millbury, Mass., where he was a selectman. Joseph attended the public schools and Jennings seminary, Aurora, Ill., Northwestern university, Evanston, Ill., 1873-74; Harvard college, 1874-75; University of Halle, Germany, 1875-76, and was graduated from Harvard, A.B., 1878. He was a teacher of classics at Harvard school, Chicago, Ill., 1878-81; and was engaged on the staffs of the Springfield, Mass., Republican, 1881-84; the Chicago Tribune, 1884-90; the Spokane, Wash., Spokesman, 1890-93. He was married, Aug. 4, 1884, to Caroline Temperance Stolp, a descendant of Hannah Duston. He was associate professor of business practice at the University of Pennsylvania, 1893-94; was appointed professor of journalism in the University of Pennsylvania in 1894, and lecturer on finance in the Columbian university, Washington, D.C., in 1899. He was appointed, in 1899, expert for the industrial commission, and made a report upon railroad financiering in May, 1900. He was elected a member of the American Academy of Political and Social Science in 1893 and of the American Economic association in 1896. He is the author of: Principles of Money, Applied to Current Problems (1896); Proposed Reforms of the Monetary System (1898); Money and Credit (1900); A Discussion of the Interrogatories of the Monetary Commission, and contributions to periodicals on the subject of finance.


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