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Hawaii Had a Russian Adjutant General

July 18, 2018

From the Images of Old Hawaii website

He became a US citizen and took the name Sam Johnson. Johnson had no use whatever for “anything humdrum” and would do almost anything to get into the thick of things.

He made way to Honolulu in 1893 via the merchant marine and service in the Argentine Army (wounded, with decorations). Entered service as a private in the Hawaiian National Guard, rising to Brigadier General and Hawai‘i’s third Adjutant General.

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Related:
Earlier Retiree News Post: Adjutants General: BG Samuel Johnson

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