Marguerite Johnston was American journalist. Recipient Theta Sigma Phi Headliner award, 1954, 1st annual award of merit Houston Committee Alcoholism, 1956, certified of merit Gulf Coast chapter American Society Safety Engineers, 1960, Agnese Carter Nelms award Planned Parenthood, 1968, School Bell award Texas State Teachers Association, 1974, 75, Gold Key award National Council Alcoholism, 1975, Global award Population Institute, 1981.
Reporter Birmingham News, 1939-1944. Washington correspondent Birmingham News, Birmingham Age-Herald, London Daily Mirror, 1945-1946. Columnist Houston Post, 1947-1969, foreign news editor, member editorial board, 1969-1985, associate editor editorial page, 1972-1977, assistant editor editorial page, 1977-1985.
Lecturer in field, since 1947. Instructor creative writing University Houston, 1946-1947, lecturer feature writing, 1965-1966. Lecturer Baker College, Rice University, 1977-1978.
Delegate Asian American Women Journalists Conference, Honolulu, 1965, 1st World Conference Women Journalists, Mexico City, 1969.
- Houston: The Unknown City, 1836-1946 (Sara and John Lindsey Series in the Arts and Humanities)
- In their willingness to leave home and country to create a new city and a new nation, the first Houstonians were a special breed.
- A Happy Worldly Abode Christ Church Cathedral 1839/1964
- Satisfaction guaranteed.
Member Municipal Art Commission, 1971—1976, Houston Committee Foreign Relations. Board directors Texas Bill of Rights Foundation, 1962—1964, Planned Parenthood, 1953—1955, Population Institute, 1985—1991. Member Texas Society Architects (honorary), Philosophical Society Texas, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Beta Phi.
Born August 7, 1917
1939 - 1944
1945 - 1946
1947 - 1969