Charles G. JohnsonRepublican
Born: October 12, 1880 in Sweden
Child: Virginia L. Johnson, Claire Fitzgerald, George W. Johnson
Died: October 14, 1957 in Sacramento, CA
1913-1921: State Superintendent of Weights and Measures
1956: Resigned as Treasurer on October 31.
- The body of Virginia Johnson, daughter of the Treasurer, was found soaked in kerosene and set on fire in a garage near her home in Sacramento on May 28, 1934. Although police determined that it was a suicide, her father remained convinced that she had been killed by a "murderous fiend".
Source: California Blue Book (1924), (1946)
Source: "Torch Murder Hint in Death", St. Joseph Gazette (5/29/1934), p. 1