J. Augustus Johnson

Title

J. Augustus Johnson

Description

J. Augustus Johnson was elected as Lay Manager to SCI’s Board of Managers in 1882. Johnson also served as Chairman of the Committee on Legislation and fought for seafarers’ legal protection. He succeeded in convincing Congress to pass the White Bill, which granted mariners comprehensive rights.

Creator

Seamen's Church Institute

Rights

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Collection

Citation

Seamen's Church Institute, “J. Augustus Johnson,” Seamen's Church Institute Archives, accessed September 23, 2017, http://seamenschurch-archives.org/items/show/98.