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August 19, 2014 11:42 AM

Trailblazing politician Grantland Johnson dies at 65

Grantland Johnson, a trailblazing politician who rose in rank to serve his native Sacramento as a city councilman, county supervisor and top health official in state and federal governments, died today.He was 65 and had been receiving dialysis in recent years for kidney failure caused by hypertension and diabetes.

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