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Insurance company executive

E. Eric Johnson, American insurance company executive.


Johnson, E. Eric was born on February 7, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Edwin Eric and Xenia Alice (Waisanen) Johnson.


Bachelor, Stanford University, 1948.


Director group annuities, Equitable Life Assurance Society, San Francisco, 1950-1954;division manager, Equitable Life Assurance Society, Los Angeles, 1955-1959;vice president, Johnson & Higgins of California, Los Angeles, 1960-1967;director, Johnson & Higgins of California, Los Angeles, 1968-1987;chairman, Johnson & Higgins of California, Los Angeles, 1986-1987;chairman, TBG Finance, Los Angeles, since 1988. Board directors American Mutual Fund. Executive vice president Johnson & Higgins, New York City, 1984-1987.


Board directors Station KCET, public television, Los Angeles, chairman, 1992-1994. Member advisory board University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, chairman 1995-1997. Board directors Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California at Los Angeles, Stanford University Grad School Business.

Trustee Nuclear Decommissioning Trust, California Heart Center Foundation, 2006^, California State Department Mental Hygiene, California Council for Economic Education, William H. Parker Police Foundation, since 1992, chairman Park Lane, 2009. Member California Club, Los Angeles Country Club, Vintage Club, Links Club New York City, Beach Club, Southern California Tennis Association (vice president).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, tennis, contemporary art, spectator sports.


Married Elizabeth Dewar Brass, September 3, 1949. Children: Christal L. Johnson Neal, Craig R.

Edwin Eric Johnson

Xenia Alice (Waisanen) Johnson

Elizabeth Dewar Brass

Christal L. Johnson Neal Johnson

Craig R. Johnson