Green Lawn Abbey

Johnson, Charles Foster

Charles Foster Johnson
Born 1879
Died 1975

Charles F. Johnson, a Columbus real estate man who developed large sections of the Clintonville area on the North Side, died Sunday in Mt. Carmel East Hospital. He was 95. Johnson platted the Beechwold, Dominion Park, Northmoor and Webster Park sections of Clintonville. He also developed portions of the university area.

His development work on the East Side of the city included portions of Eastmoor and the area around his home at 400 Fairway Blvd.

Johnson was a graduate of Ohio State University and its law school. He attained the rank of captain in World War I, and was an appraiser for the federal government during World War II.

He was a president of the Ohio State Real Estate Board and a trustee for Columbus School for Girls and Western College for Women in Oxford, Ohio. He was on the board of Children’s Hospital, and for 38 years was an elder of the Broad St. Presbyterian church. (Member of the Columbus Rotary Club since 1912, life member of Blendon Lodge No. 339 F and AM, Westerville, Ohio, Scottish Rite, life member of Aladdin Shrine, charter member of Franklin Post American Legion, member of S.A.R. Life member of Columbus Country Club, Columbus Auto Club and Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts. Former member of University Club, Athletic Club, Faculty Club and Rocky Fork).

Survivors include his wife, Mary P., and daughters, Mrs. Thomas Telfer of Walnut Creek, Calif., and Mrs. Carlos B. Dawes of Columbus.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Friends may call at the home from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday and at the Schoedinger State St. funeral home from 7 to 9 pm. Tuesday.
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