Bachelor of Science, Wesleyan University, 1921.
Advertising manager Manning Bowman & Company, Meriden, 1921—1926. Vice president The Silex Company, Hartford, Connecticut, 1927—1928. Representative Curtis Public Company, Philadelphia, 1928—1932.
Member staff Governor Connecticut, 1940—1946. President Curtiss Johnson Publications, Connecticut, 1946—1960. Vice president Deep River National Bank.
Director Deep River Savings Bank. Member Connecticut Flood Control and Water Policy Commission, Hartford, 1954, Connecticut Safety Commission. Director emeritus Middlesex Hospital.
Lieutenant, infantry United States Army, major Connecticut State Guard.
Trustee Henry Whitfield State Museum. Chairman emeritus Connecticut River Museum. Member of Connecticut Editorial Association (president 1941-1943).
Married Mary Lawton Johnson, September 12, 1922 (deceased 1968). Children: Curtiss Sherman, Dorothy L.(deceased). Married Barbara Burleigh Johnson, November 1968.