Benjamin Tanner Johnson papers
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Extent0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Johnson left work in the private sector and had stints at the Works Progress Administration as a Connecticut state supervisor and the Social Security Board as a junior administrative assistant between 1936 and 1938. In 1939, Johnson became an Instructor in commerce and finance at Howard University while he attended the Calvin Coolidge School of Law. He earned his law degree in 1942 and returned to Boston. He was the state supervisor for the National Youth Administration between 1940-1942 before being appointed the deputy collector of internal revenue from 1943-1947. Johnson left the public sector and established his own law practice, where he worked for the remainder of his life. He died in 1978.
By: Benjamin Johnson
- Johnson, Benjamin Tanner, 1896-1978. Benjamin Tanner Johnson Papers, 1900-1976 (inclusive), bulk 1919-1949: A Finding Aid
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