Mrs. Ida Lamson Johnston claimed by death March
- Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Mar 1929, p. 24
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Mrs. Ida Lamson Johnston, mother of Mrs. Leslie F. Gates, Wilmette, and Warren A. Lamson, Hubbard Woods, died Sunday, March 3, in Milwaukee. Funeral servies were held at Milwaukee Tuesday afternoon in the Emanuel Presbyterian church, of which Mrs. Johnston’s husband, the Rev. Howard Agnew Johnston, has been pastor for the last six years. Dr. Cleland B. McAfee, of the Presbyterian Theological seminary, Chicago, officiated.
A special service for Chicago friends was held Wednesday afternoon at the First Presbyterian church, 64th street and Kimbark avenue, Chicago. Burial took place at Mount Hope cemetery.
Mrs. Johnston was born in DeKalb county, Ill., April 26, 1849. She was married to Lorenzo J. Lamson February 20, 1868. They came to Chicago where the Lamson home was established at 3720 Grand boulevard. For fifty years Mrs. Lamson was active in the First Presbyterian church and was a leader in various welfare organizations. After the death of Mr. Lamson in 1915 she was married to Dr. Johnston, then president of the Chicago Church Federation, on March 15, 1917.
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- 8 Mar 1929
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- Gates, Leslie Mrs. ; Johnston, Howard ; Johnston, Ida ; Lamson, Lorenzo ; Lamson, Warren ; McAfee, Cleland
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