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Eldridge Reeves JOHNSON  1867 - 1945   PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

Eldridge Reeves JOHNSON  1867 - 1945

aka Eldridge R. Johnson, E. R. Johnson, Eldridge Johnson, E. Johnson
nationality
occupation
birth 6 Feb 1867, Wilmington (grew up in Dover), Delaware
baptism
death 14 Nov 1945, Moorestown, Burlington, NJ
burial
marriage married to on 5 Oct 1897:
Elsie Reeves FENIMORE

b. 20 May 1874, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
d. ..........................

children
  • Eldridge Reeves Fenimore JOHNSON

    b. 5 Jan. 1899, ........
    d. .. April 1986, Gladwyne, Montgomery, PA


PARENTS

father Asa S. JOHNSON

b. .... <1831>, ....., Indian River Hundred, Sussex, Delaware
d. ...........) carpente

mother (1) Caroline REEVES

b. .............
d. .... <1869>, ......... (died when Eldridge was very young)

children
  • Eldridge Reeves

    b. 6 Feb 1867, Wilmington (grew up in Dover), Delaware
    d. 14 Nov 1945, Moorestown, Burlington, NJ

mother (2) Fannie A. SMITH

b. <1843>, ....
d. .........

marriage they got married on 21 Apr 1878, Kent, Delaware.

LIFE


President VICTOR 1901-1925
resigned from Board of GRAMOPHONE COMPANY in 1927

They lived in Moorestown, Burlington, NJ

Look up in:
Biography & Genealogy Master Index (BGMI)
PRINT ALL SOURCES !!!
See David Sarnoff Library, chapter Four The Victor Talking Machine Company


NOTES

  • Eldridge Reeves Johnson (1867-1945) Industrial Pioneer: Founder and President of the Victor Talking Machine Company by Elsie Reeves Fenimore Johnson. 1951
  • His Master's Voice was Eldridge R. Johnson by E. R. Fenimore Johnson, Eldridge's son. (updated version of 1951 issue)
  • The Launching of the Gramophone in America 1890-1896 by Raymond R. Wile (in: ARSC Journal Vol. 24, No. 2 of Fall 1993) online article
  • website: PhonoJack (Researching ERJ)



PHOTOS

Eldridge Reeves Johnson



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