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Lawyers and Poetry

H. Eugene Johnson


H. Eugene Johnson was born August 26, 1927; he died September 10, 2007. In his obituary, Stephanie Hays, a St. Petersburg Times staff writer notes that he wrote some 3,000 poems.

Johnson served in the Navy in World War II , and after the war, concerned about how people in groups lose their values, became an ordained minister in the Disciples of Christ faith.

Johnson worked as a lawyer in Tampa.

[Source: Stephanie Hayes, "Philosopher, poet, religious man, lawyer," St. Petersburg Times, September 16, 2007]