Johnston, Frank - from United States

ID: 261014
Organization: S&B
Country of meeting: in the year 1835

Professor of English, Washington & Lee University, Frank Johnston, son of Alexander W. and Ann (Pointell) Johnston, was born in Philadelphia, October 31, 1816, and died, Dec 10, 1863, at The Meadows, near Pittsburgh, Penn , aged 47 years. He studied law at Cambridge, and soon took up his residence at Pittsburgh, but did not engage in professional life, his tastes and circumstances leading him to pass his days in scholarly retirement,—chiefly devoted to the study of Greek literature.

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