George W. Johnson


George W. Johnson, a retired commercial and industrial real estate developer, died Sunday at St. Joseph Hospital after a heart attack Feb. 11. He was 75 and lived in Phoenix.

Services for Mr. Johnson were being held today at the Loring Byers Chapel, 8728 Liberty Road in Randallstown.

He retired more than a year ago. He had developed property in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia since the early 1960s.

Earlier, he had been a regional real estate official for the Cities Service Co. and the Atlantic Refining Co.

Born in New York City, he was reared in New Kensington, Pa., where he graduated from high school. He studied business at Duff's Iron City Business Institute in Pittsburgh and at George Washington University in Washington.

He is survived by his wife, the former Hazel M. "Peg" Nutter; two brothers, Richard Johnson of Terre Haute, Ind., and Robert Johnson of Libertyville, Ill.; a sister, Mary Goodenow of New Kensington; and several nieces and nephews.

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