Historic Markers Across Alabama



Christopher First Johnson House



Marker ID: AAHT 7
Location: at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Ave and Peach St, Mobile, AL
County: Mobile
Coordinates: N 30° 42.031    W 088° 3.997
  30.70051666    -88.06661666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



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Christopher First Johnson House


C. First Johnson was an entrepreneur, pastor of St. Louis Street Baptist Church, and lecturer. Johnson ran for political office in the 1890's. He founded the Union Mutual Aid Association, Mobile's first black-owned insurance company. By 1911, his company had written over nine million dollars of insurance.


African-American Heritage Trail of Mobile.







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