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Lawyers and Poetry

James McNeill Johnson

North Carolina

"Lawyer, author, and poet"

"dean of the local bar and a writer of note"

[source: "Poet Laurete of Moore County is Dead at Aberdeen," Burlington Daily Times (North Carolina), Dec, 26, 1930, p.1]

James McNeill Johnson was born January, 28 1860 at Wagram, North Carolina in Moore County. He was admitted to the bar in 1898. He graduated from Wake Forest University law school. He was married to Annie Betsy Cockman. Johnson died on December 25, 1930 at age 70.


J. MacN. Johnson, Free Verse and Paraphrase (Raleigh, North Carolina: 1929)


James McNeill Johnson, A Thousand Years with Royalty: A Story of the English Kings ([Lynchburg, Virginia: J.P. Bell Co.], 1913)