EDWARD JOHNSON, PROMINENT BANKER, DIED YESTERDAY
Edward Borden Johnson, one of the pioneers in banking circles in and
about Covington and Cincinnati, died early yesterday morning at his home, 68
East Eighth Street, in Covington, of pneumonia.
Johnson, who was more familiarly called "Daddy" by his friends, came to
Cincinnati in 1849 and started work in one of the banks as a messenger. From
that position he worked himself up through the various positions until he
had charge of the securities of the First National Bank.
He was connected with the money market for over 53 years and made
thousands of friends in that time. He was ill for a period of a little over
The funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon from the residence and
his body will be interred in Spring Grove Cemetery. Johnson is survived by a
widow and one son.
Source: The Kentucky Post (Kenton County, Kentucky) 6-19-1911 page 3.
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