Bessie accident announced april 43
A. M. JOHNSON'S WIFE IS KILLED IN AUTO CRASH Mrs. Bessie Johnson, wife of Al bert M. Johnson, retired Chicago capitalist, was killed Thursday and Johnson was injured when their automobile skidded off a desert road and overturned several times near Panamlnt Springs, Cal., according to word received here yesterday. Mrs. Johnson. 72 years old. was thrown from the car, which rolled upon her. Johnson was reported re covering in his Hollywood. Cal., apartment. The accident occurred near the rim of Death Valley while Johnson and his wife were driving from Death Valley to Los Angeles, Johnson, who once headed the National Life Insurance Company of the United States of America, is said to have been the silent partner of "Death Valley" Scotty and to have financed Scotty In desert enter prises.