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James Johnston (baseball owner)

James Johnston (baseball owner)

Co-owner of the Washington Senators of the American League
James Johnston (baseball owner)
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Intro Co-owner of the Washington Senators of the American League
A.K.A. James Martin Johnston, James M. Johnston
Was Businessperson
From United States of America
Type Business
Gender male
Birth 8 December 1895, Chapel Hill, Orange County, North Carolina, U.S.A.
Death 28 December 1967, Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, U.S.A. (aged 72 years)
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Biography

James Martin Johnston (December 8, 1895 – December 28, 1967) was the co-owner of the Washington Senators of the American League with James Lemon from 1963 through 1967. In 1963, Johnston and Lemon purchased the franchise from Elwood Richard Quesada. His estate and James Lemon sold the team to a group of Minnesota buyers in 1967.

Johnston, who attended UNC Chapel Hill from 1913 to 1915, posthumously set up one of the university's largest need-based scholarship funds, now known as the James M. Johnston Trust for Charitable and Educational Purposes.

Johnston died in 1967 in Washington of cancer.

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