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Hiram Johnson
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Hiram Johnson

Hiram Warren Johnson (September 2, 1866August 6, 1945) was a California politician. He served as Governor of California from 1911-1917, and as a United States Senator from 1917-1945.

He is interred in the Cypress Lawn Memorial Park in Colma, California.

Quotation

The first casualty when war comes is truth.
Speech before the U.S. Senate, 1917

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Preceded by:
James Gillett
Governors of California Succeeded by:
William Stephens
Preceded by:
John D. Works
United States Senators from California 'Succeeded by'\:
William F. Knowland

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