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Carl Gunnard Johnson


Carl Gunnard Johnson, American educator. Recipient award for science achievement Worcester Engineering Society, 1957.


Johnson, Carl Gunnard was born on February 24, 1902 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John Efram and Maria (Blomstrom) Johnson.


Educational public schools, Worcester.


Instructor mechanic engineering Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1921-1938, assistant professor, 1938-1943, associate professor, 1943-1957, professor, since 1957, John Woodman Higgins professor engineering, since 1961. Lecturer Fitchburg State Teachers College, 1932-1947. Instructor Worcester Junior College, 1938-1943.

Operator evening school metallurgy Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1938-1948. Consultant Massachusetts Steel Treating Corporation, 1933-1960. Founder Presmet Corporation, 1944, vice-president, director research and development, since 1944, also director.

Corporator Westboro Savings Bank. Conferee 1st and 2d World Metallurgical Congress, 1952, 57.


  • Author: Forging Practice, review edit., 1957. Metallurgy, review edit., 1957.


Member American Ordnance Association, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Worcester Engineering Society (past president), American Society Metals (past secretary, treasurer, chairman Worcester chapter), American Society Testing Materials (award of merit 1964), Worcester Country Mechanics Association (past director), American Society Engineering Education, Metal Powder Industries Federation (past director, president since 1965), American Powder Metallurgy Institute, Skull Honor Society, Sigma Xi (past president Worcester chapter), Phi Gamma Delta, Phi Tau Sigma. Mason.; Kiwanian.


Married Eleanor Harrington Fisher, August 18, 1928. Children: Richard Fisher, Marilyn Harrington (Mistress.

John Efram Johnson

Maria (Blomstrom) Johnson

Eleanor Harrington Fisher

Richard Fisher Johnson

Marilyn Harrington (Mrs Johnson