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Herbert Fisk Johnson

Herbert Fisk Johnson, business executive. Decorated Chevalier National Order of Southern Cross (Brazil), 1957. member. Midwest advisory board Lumbermens Mutual Cas. Company, Chicago; member Executive Committee region 7 Boy Scouts American; Member National Industrial Conference Board, United States Committee Refugees, Royal Society of Arts London, International Chamber of Commerce (Executive Committee United States council).

Background

  • Johnson, Herbert Fisk was born on November 15, 1899 in Racine, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Herbert F. and Helen (Converse) Johnson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Cornell, 1922. Doctor of Laws, Northland College, 1958, University of Wisconsin, 1963. Doctor of Humane Letters, Carthage College, 1963.

    Career

    • Chairman S. C. Johnson & Son, Inc., Racine. Chairman of the Board, director S. C. Johnson & Son, Ltd., Brantford, Ontario, Canada, S. C. Johnson & Son, Ltd., Frimley Green, England. Board directors Johnson’s Wax Nederland N.V., S. C. Johnson & Son Italian, Milan, Italy, S. C. Johnson & Son Proprietary Ltd., Rosebery, New South Wales Australia.

      Director-partner La Johnson Francaise, St. Denis, Seine, France. Member. Midwest advisory board Lumbermens Mutual Cas. Company, Chicago; director American Motorists Insurance Company (Chicago Honorary member Executive Committee region 7 Boy Scouts American.

      Honorary director Racine Community Chest. Honorary trustee Council of Profit Sharing Industries. Trustee Profit Sharing Research Foundation Trustee James S. Kemper Foundation, Cornell Univercity, Northland College, Asheville (North Carolina) School.

      Director University of Wisconsin Foundation.

    Membership

    Member. Midwest advisory board Lumbermens Mutual Cas. Company, Chicago; member Executive Committee region 7 Boy Scouts American. Member National Industrial Conference Board, United States Committee Refugees, Royal Society of Arts London, International Chamber of Commerce (Executive Committee United States council).

    Clubs: American (London), Racine Country.

    Connections

    • Married Irene Purcell, 1941. Children: Karen Andrea (Mistress.
    • father: Herbert F. Johnson
    • mother: Helen (Converse) Johnson
    • spouse: Irene Purcell
    • child: Karen Andrea (Mrs Johnson
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    Born November 15, 1899
    Died December 13, 1978
    (aged 79)
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