The subject was the son of Major Samuel Johnston (1756-94) and Sarah (Sage) Johnston (1756-91). He held interests in public utilities in Ohio and real estate in Illinois. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his great-grandson.
Gift of Colonel Stedman Shumway Hanks
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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