1887–1972

Introduction

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Born: Au­gust 23, 1887, Cur­ry­ville, Geor­gia.

Died: Ap­ril 22, 1972, At­lan­ta, Geor­gia.

Buried: West­view Ce­me­te­ry, At­lan­ta, Georg­ia.

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Biography

John was the son of James B. Hen­son and Sar­ah Fran­ces Keys, and hus­band of Bes­sie Ruth Rose.

He be­gan teach­ing in sing­ing schools in 1909, and with Ho­mer Mor­ris, formed the Mor­ris-Hen­son Com­pa­ny.

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