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Cleveland Civics History Series | The City on the Hill: Tom L. Johnson and the Mayors Influenced by Henry George
November 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The City on the Hill: Tom L. Johnson and the Mayors Influenced by Henry George
Presenter: Dr. Alexandra W. Lough, author of The Last Tax: Henry George and the Social Politics of Land Reform in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
Date: Thursday, November 19
Time: 7:00 pm
About the Event:Cleveland during the period of Mayor Tom L. Johnson (1901-1909) was considered by many to be one of the best governed cities in the nation. But Johnson was just one of several mayors who were followers of the 19th century political economist and social reformer Henry George. Dr. Alexandra Lough will explain how the teachings of Henry George influenced Tom L. Johnson’s mayoralty in Cleveland.