in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1108 words.
Johnston, John Taylor (08 April 1820–24 March 1893), railroad president and art patron, was born in New York City, the son of John Johnston, a banker, and Margaret Taylor. His parents, who...