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Pyke Johnson

Pyke Johnson, American automotive safety foundation executive. Decorated Chevalier Legion of Honor (French), 1933. Member Board of Governors, District of Columbia div., A.A.A.; member Permanent International Road Commission.; Member Sigma Delta Chi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Background

  • Johnson, Pyke was born on June 27, 1888 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Joseph and Isabella Mary (Pyke) Johnson.

  • Education

    • Student of University Denver, 1911. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Kenyon (Ohio) University.

    Career

    • Newspaper writer Rocky Mountain News, Denver, 1910-1916. With Colorado State Highway Department, 1916-1918. Washington representative Vice-President Automobile Manufacturers Association, 1918-1939, executive vice president, June 1939-March 4, 1942.

      President Automotive Safety Foundation, Washington, from 1942.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Board of Governors, District of Columbia div., A.A.A. Member Permanent International Road Commission. Member Sigma Delta Chi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

    Clubs: Metropolitan, Burning Tree, National Press (Washington).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Allen Green, June 11, 1913 (died November 1941).; married second, Helen Davis Stibolt, January 26, 1943. Children: Pyke, Thomas Lee, Elizabeth Ann, Allen MacTavish.
    • father: Joseph Johnson
    • mother: Isabella Mary (Pyke) Johnson
    • spouses: Mary Allen Green
    • Helen Davis Stibolt
    • children: Pyke Johnson
    • Thomas Lee Johnson
    • Elizabeth Ann Johnson
    • Allen MacTavish Johnson
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    Born June 27, 1888
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