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Title company executive

Fred Richard Johnson, American Title company executive. With United States Army. 1937-1940. Member Eagles Club, Crystal Cathedral, Shriners (Louisville chapter), Blue Lodge.

Background

Johnson, Fred Richard was born on September 21, 1915 in Forsyth, Montana, United States. Son of Charles William and Mary (Donaldson) Johnson.

Education

Student, Albany College, 1937; student, Oregon State College, 1940; Work Standards (honorary), Westinghouse Trade School, Buffalo, New York, 1940.

Career

Superintendent, Westinghouse Electric Company, Pittsburgh and Louisville, 1940-1945; cost analyst, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, 1945-1946; equipment manager, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, 1947-1953; president, general manager, Simplon Corporation, Taylor, Michigan president, general manager, F.R. Johnson Products Company, Taylor, 1958-1988; president, general manager, Johnson Insurance Agency Inc., Taylor, 1968-1988; president, general manager, Apple Branch Corporation, Taylor and Brighton, Michigan, since 1985; president, general manager, Salem (Michigan) R & D Company, 1973-1988. Head designer, draftsman, machinist, industrialist Modern Home Equipment, Dearborn and Salem. Speaker U. Detroit Engineering Society, 1954.

Principal adviser New York Stock Exch.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

With United States Army. 1937-1940. Member Eagles Club, Crystal Cathedral, Shriners (Louisville chapter), Blue Lodge.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: expert horseman, calf roping, trick riding.

Connections

Son of Charles William and Mary (Donaldson) J. m. Lorraine Gross, April 12, 1940. Children: Kay, Linda, Roy, Mary.

father:
Charles William Johnson

mother:
Mary (Donaldson) Johnson

spouse:
Lorraine Gross