Johnston, Col. Richard
Georgia jurist, educator, and author, wrote humorous stories for the Spirit of the Times and similar publications. He gathered them in Georgia Sketches (1864). Among his other books are Old Mark Langston, A Tale of Duke?s Creek (1884), Mr. Absalom Billingslea and Other Georgia Folk (1888), Mr. Billy Downs and His Likes (1892), Widow Guthrie (1890), Old Times in Middle Georgia (1897), The Autobiography of Richard Malcolm Johnston (1900).
Richard Johnston was a Georgian jurist, educator, author, and writer of humorous stories. He revolutionized the teaching of English Literature. He was an eminent educationist and his later works brought him national attention.