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Hayden Briggs Johnson

Hayden Briggs Johnson, American city planner. member bureau International Federation Housing and Planning, 1967-1974.; Member American Institute Planners (president New York Metropolitan chapter 1963-1965). International City Mgrs. Association, American Society Public Administration; Club: Poughkeepsie Tennis.

Background

  • Johnson, Hayden Briggs was born on April 24, 1917 in Cleveland. Son of Roger Arthur and Elizabeth (Briggs) Johnson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Amherst College, 1937. B. Architecture, Columbia, 1941, Master of Science in Planning and Housing, 1942.

    Career

    • Community planner Tennessee Valley Authority, 1942-1944. Executive director Tennessee Planning Commission, 1944-1948, Poughkeepsie (New York) Area Development Association, 1948-1951. City manager, Poughkeepsie, 1952-1955.

      Chief planning div. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, 1955-1961, deputy director port development, 1961-1966, deputy director planning and development, 1966-1976. Board of directors American Society Planning Officials, 1953-1957, president, 1962-1963. Board directors Citizens Housing and Planning Council New York.

      United States member bureau International Federation Housing and Planning, 1967-1974.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member bureau International Federation Housing and Planning, 1967-1974. Member American Institute Planners (president New York Metropolitan chapter 1963-1965). International City Mgrs.

    Association, American Society Public Administration. Club: Poughkeepsie Tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Jean Ruth Noland, October 15, 1945. Children: Courtney Hayden and Hardy Elizabeth (twins).
    • father: Roger Arthur Johnson
    • mother: Elizabeth (Briggs) Johnson
    • spouse: Jean Ruth Noland
    • child: Courtney Hayden and Hardy Elizabeth Johnson (twins)
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    Born April 24, 1917
    Died March 4, 1976
    (aged 58)
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