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director , newspaper executive

Catherine Common Johnson, American Newspaper executive ( committee media, Director)newspaper executive. Recipient Alumni citation St. Lawrence University, 1972, Athletic Hall of Fame inductee, 1987, Friend-of-the-Land award Nature Conservancy (Control New York chapter), 1992.

Background

Johnson, Catherine Common was born on February 12, 1914 in Watertown, New York, United States. Daughter of James Allison and Minna (Anthony) Common.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, St. Lawrence University, 1935. Master of Science in Journalism, Columbia University, 1937.

Career

Reporter, editor Watertown Daily Times, New York, 1937—1941, editorial & special features writer, from 1950. Vice president, secretary Johnson Newspaper Corporation. Owner Watertown Daily Times, Batavia Daily News, Malone Evening Telegram, Catskill Daily Mail.

Director Creg Systems Corporation, Watertown. Chairman Thousand Islands State Park Commission.

Membership

Member National League American Pen Women, North Country Artists Guild, American Association of University Women (president Jefferson branch 1981-1982). Club: College Women of JeffersonCounty (president 1954-1956).

Connections

Married John Brayton Johnson, June 21, 1941. Children: John Brayton, Ann Catherine, Deborah Jane, Harold Bowtell.

father:
James Allison Common

mother:
Minna (Anthony) Common

spouse:
John Brayton Johnson

child:
John Brayton Johnson

child:
Ann Catherine Johnson

child:
Deborah Jane Johnson

child:
Harold Bowtell Johnson