Hotel Lenhart Management

Summer of 2019

The Hotel Lenhart is owned by John Lenhart Johnston, Jr. and his sister Barbara (Bebe) J. Johnston

John Lenhart Johnston, Jr, General Manageremail johnj at

Barbara J. Johnston, Office Manager and reservations.  bjjohnston at

Deborah A. Johnston, Food service manager.  email debjohnston  at

Prior Family Owners and Managers

See history pages for more information

On October 13, 2001 Mr. George Anson Johnston, Jr. passed away at the WCA hospital in Jamestown, NY. George was a co-owner of the Hotel Lenhart and the last of the third generation of ownership. He is most remembered for his congeniality in greeting the guests. He will be missed by all. Jamestown Post Journal Obituary

On April 11, 2000, John Lenhart Johnston passed away at WCA Hospital in Jamestown, NY (his wife, Jane passed away last year, see below). John was a co-owner of the Hotel Lenhart with his brother George A. Johnston, Jr. John and George are third generation owners of the hotel. John will be remembered for his devotion to his family and the Lenhart. Those of you who visited the Lamplighter Lounge will remember him for his hospitality and magic tricks. His son and daughter, John Lenhart Johnston, Jr. and Barbara (Bebe) J. Johnston will help George continue on the management of the Lenhart into it's fourth generation of proud family ownership. Jamestown Post Journal Obituary

All of you familiar with the Lenhart knew Mrs. Jane Brandt Johnston (aka Mrs. "J") as one of the key individuals responsible for the success of the Lenhart. Mrs. Johnston passed away at her winter home on April 5, 1999. Her family, friends will miss her, and all those connected with the Lenhart. (1918-1999). Jamestown Post Journal Obituary

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