Charles G. Johnson

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For the Australian businessman and politician from Adelaide, see Charles George Johnson.

Charles Gus Johnson (October 12, 1880 – October 14, 1957) served as California State Treasurer, 1923–1956. From 1913–1921, Johnson served as State Superintendent of Weights and Measures.[1] He was the longest-serving state treasurer. He was forced to resign on October 31, 1956 after stories began to emerge over him funneling state funds into personal loans. He was a Republican.

Personal information[edit]

Johnson was born on October 12, 1880 in Sweden.[1]


Johnson has three children: Virginia L. Johnson, Claire Fitzgerald, and George W. Johnson.[1]


Charles Gus Johnston died on October 14, 1957 in Sacramento, California at age 77.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d "Charles G. Johnson". Join California. Retrieved 7 August 2012.