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John Johnston portrait
Description: Portrait of Colonel John Johnston (1775-1861), who helped negotiate the Treaty of Upper Sandusky in 1842 and was a strong advocate of the Whig party. President James Madison selected him as the Indian Agent overseeing the native reservations in northwestern Ohio. Johnston also helped found Kenyon College and served on the board of trustees of Miami University, and published one of the earliest histories of the Native Americans that once called Ohio home. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL03984
Subjects: Ohio History--Presidents and Politics; Kenyon College; Wyandot Indians--History; Miami University
Places: Piqua (Ohio); Miami County (Ohio)