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Jack Vernon Johnson

Jack Vernon Johnson, American economist, educator. Member Texas Legislature, 1917-1921, chairman education committee of House, 1919-1921.; Served as public; Member American Economics Association, American Association University Professors, Southwestern Social Science Association (chairman Economics section 1936), Texas Bar Association, Texas State Teachers Association, Texas College Classroom Teachers Association.

Background

  • Johnson, Jack Vernon was born on February 3, 1884 in Ennis, Texas, United States. Son of William Scott and Sallie (Webb) Johnson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Texas, 1921, A.M., 1924, Doctor of Philosophy., 1931.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Rita Pauline (Mistress Robert Eden Adams). Superintendent of schools, Palmer, Texas, 1908-1917. Admitted to Texas bar, 1921.

      Teacher of social studies, Oak Cliff High School, Dallas, Texas, 1922-1925. Professor economics, North Texas State College, Denton, 1925-1933, director department of economics and sociology since 1933, dean, Graduate School since 1943. Administrative consultant to Federal Relief Administration in Texas, 1935-1936.

      Lecture courses for the Radio Forum of Dallas Civic Federation, 1938.

    Membership

    Member Texas Legislature, 1917-1921, chairman education committee of House, 1919-1921. Served as public; Member American Economics Association, American Association University Professors, Southwestern Social Science Association (chairman Economics section 1936), Texas Bar Association, Texas State Teachers Association, Texas College Classroom Teachers Association.

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Belle Turner, July 8, 1907.
    • father: William Scott Johnson
    • mother: Sallie (Webb) Johnson
    • spouse: Nancy Belle Turner
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