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Today in Johnson City History: December 22

Rebecca Henderson • Dec 22, 2018 at 8:00 AM

Dec. 22, 1904: Thomas Brothers advertised men’s fashions in The Comet. Readers were told that the merchant would “take pleasure in helping you select USEFUL CHRISTMAS PRESENTS.” Leo and Nuchols Hardware Company had a selection of Rome and Rochester Teapots, as well as coffeepots, berry dishes, cake dishes, and pearl and stag-handled pocketknives.

Dec. 22, 1954: Johnson City Press-Chronicle reported the University of Tennessee at Memphis had bestowed the Doctor of Medicine degrees upon Charles E. Allen and Clarence E. Goulding Jr.

Dec. 22, 2015: Lisa Phillips Carter became CEO of Niswonger Children’s Hospital.

Sources: The Comet, Facebook, Ballad Health, Johnson City Press-Chronicle.

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