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Sat Jul 11, 2020, 08:02 AM

Johnson County (Iowa City) researching possible renaming

The US vice-president, Richard M Johnson, Johnson County is named for was dispicable, even by the standards of the day. The county is looking into renaming itself after a different "Johnson" and one excellent suggestion is Lulu Merle Johnson.

https://www.press-citizen.com/story/news/local/2020/07/08/iowa-johnson-county-namesake-black-lives-matter-richard-mentor-lulu-merle/5397701002/

https://www.bleedingheartland.com/2020/07/10/lulu-merle-johnson-would-be-a-fitting-namesake-for-johnson-county/

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