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Charles G. Johnson


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CA Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1922 Republican Treasurer 589523 Win
11-02-1926 Republican Treasurer 781404 Win
11-04-1930 Republican Treasurer 886103 Win
11-06-1934 Republican Treasurer 1212159 Win
11-08-1938 Republican Treasurer 2059995 Win
11-03-1942 Republican Treasurer 1833043 Win
11-05-1946 Republican Treasurer 2131227 Win
11-07-1950 Republican Treasurer 3047411 Win
11-02-1954 Republican Treasurer 2140689 Win

Candidate Biography:

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