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John Wilbur Johnson

John Wilbur Johnson, American communications executive. Ordained priest, Episcopal Church, 1970. Board directors Irving Community Hospital, Texas, 1977-1980; member Commission on Ministry, Diocese of Dallas, 1977-1981. Served to lieutenant United States Navy, 1942-1946, PTO. Member Public Relations Society of America, American Film Institute, Dallas Advertising League, Dallas Press Club, Sigma Delta Chi Clubs: Las Colinas, Admirals.

Background

  • Johnson, John Wilbur was born on April 11, 1921 in Aitkin, Minnesota, United States. Son of John Edward and Adele Marie (Raboin) Johnson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Minnesota-Minneapolis, 1948. Student, St. John's University, 1941.

    Career

    • Reporter LaCrosse Tribune, Wisconsin, 1948. Reporter, assistant city editor Corpus Christi Caller, Texas, 1949-1953. Public relations executive United Aircraft Corporation, East Hartford, Connecticut, 1953-1954.

      Public relations and advertising The Ling-Temco-Vought Corporation, Dallas, since 1961. Director Wilson Sporting Goods Company, 1967-1970, Okonite Company, 1966-1970, Wilson Foods, 1967-1970, Wilson Pharmaceutical, 1967-1970.

    Major achievements

    • Ordained priest, Episcopal Church, 1970.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Board directors Irving Community Hospital, Texas, 1977-1980. Member Commission on Ministry, Diocese of Dallas, 1977-1981. Served to lieutenant United States Navy, 1942-1946, PTO. Member Public Relations Society of America, American Film Institute, Dallas Advertising League, Dallas Press Club, Sigma Delta Chi Clubs: Las Colinas, Admirals.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Jean Gottlich, October 16, 1943. Children: Stephen, Timothy, Revecca, Mary, Peter.
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    Born April 11, 1921
    • 1948
      University Minnesota-Minneapolis
    • 1941
      St. John's University
    • 1948
      Reporter LaCrosse Tribune
      Wisconsin, United States
    • 1953 - 1954
      public relations executive, United Aircraft Corporation
      East Hartford, Connecticut, United States
    • 1961
      public relations and advertising The Ling-Temco-Vought Corporation
      Dallas, Texas, United States