Stovepipe Johnson Photo

Stovepipe Johnson

Born: Feb 8, 1834

Death: Oct 20, 1922

Birthplace: Henderson

Nationality: United States

Stovepipe Johnson

Date of Birth : Feb 8, 1834
Date of Death : Oct 20, 1922
Birth Place : Henderson

Adam Rankin "Stovepipe" Johnson was an antebellum Western frontiersman and later an officer in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Permanently blinded during a skirmish in 1864, Johnson in 1887 founded the town of Marble Falls, Texas, which became known as "the blind man's town."

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