Johnson Brigham by Mary Brigham Johnson. 1846-1936. Editor and Publisher, Consul, Author, Librarian. Born in Cherry Valley, New York, March 11, 1846. Editor and half owner Cedar Rapids Daily Republican, 1882-1893. American Consul at Aix-la-Chapelle, Germany, 1893. Founded Midland Monthly, 1894, editor and publisher, 1894-1899. State Librarian of Iowa, 1898-1936. Author of: History of Des Moines, 1911; Life of James Harlan, 1913; Iowa, Its History and Its Foremost Citizens, 1915-1918; and others. Prize awarded by Iowa Authors Club, 1935. Died in Des Moines, Iowa, October 8, 1936
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