Bachelor of Arts, Pasadena College, 1943; Doctor of Divinity, Pasadena College, 1965.
Ordained to ministry, Church of Nazarene, 1943; pastor, Los Angeles, 1943-1946; pastor, Whittier, California, 1946-1958; pastor, Santa Ana, California, 1958-1962; pastor, Upland, California, 1962-1964; district secretary, Church of Nazarene, 1950-1964; general secretary, Church of Nazarene, Kansas City, Missoury, 1964-1990. Director Nazarene Public House, Central American Holding Corporation, New Jersey Hispanic Nazarene Corporation.
Trustee Pasadena College. Member American Society Association Executives, Mid American Society Association Executives (president), Association Statisticians American Religious Bodies (president), Religious Convention Mgrs. Association (president), A.I.M., National Association Evangelicals (president since 1990), American Bible Society (board directors 1990), World Relief Corporation (board directors 1990), ChristianHoliness Association M C.
Married Kathryn May Pierret, February 8, 1944. Children: Lois Louise Johnson Van Hooser, Janet Elizabeth Johnson Bonstrom.