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Johnston,

town (1990 pop. 26,542), Providence co., N central R.I., a suburb of Providence; inc. 1759. Among its manufactures are jewelry, textiles, and fabricated metals. Johnston is the home of several insurance companies. Its many historic landmarks include the Clemence-Irons House (c.1680).
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After finishing high school at 17, Johnston taught pupils in a one-room country schoolhouse but had to quit in 1927 when she married.
Tyree died from heart failure in 1980, but Johnston believes she prolonged his life with vitamin regimens, a practice she credits with fueling her vitality to this day.
The following year, she married Ray Johnston, six years her junior.
Johnston, the second of four children, had a brother and two sisters.
Johnston worked as a telephone operator an hour and a half before and after her high school classes and three hours after, earning 10 cents an hour.
She was jailed in January last year after admitting a similar charge involving Mrs Johnston.
George and Irene Johnston of Valencia celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a social gathering and dinner at the Odyssey Restaurant in Granada Hills.
In Shimaoka's workshop, Johnston was responsible for throwing yunomi tea cups, sake cups and components of teapots for the workshop's standard ware.
Most importantly, during his time in Mashiko, Johnston was able to gain a sense of the broader context of Japanese ceramics.
Johnston was able to learn a great deal from participating in the six or so firings he experienced while in Mashiko.
Johnston had purchased the land soon after graduating from college expressly for setting up a ceramics studio.
Perhaps the most significant addition in recent years, however, is the anagama or wood-burning tunnel kiln, that Johnston built in 2002.