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Engineer , Lawyer , manufacturer , Financial executive

Henry Clyde Johnson, American Manufacturer, engineer, financial executive, lawyer ( ind: manufacturing)manufacturer, engineer, financial executive, lawyer. Member Windsor Economics Committee; member president's club Oakland U.; member Archives American Art, Michigan Academy Science, Arts, and Letters; Served to colonel Signal Corps, Army of the United States, 1941-1946.


Johnson, Henry Clyde was born on June 18, 1914 in Niagara Falls, New York, United States. Son of Willis Oscar and Della R. (Hagerty) Johnson.


Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1936. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1936. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1940.


Associate firm Phipps, Durgin & Cook, Boston, 1940—1941. Division purchasing agent, assistant vice president finance, manager planning department staff president Philco Corporation, Philadelphia, 1946—1950. Member central finance staff, engineering board, controller engineering division Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, 1950—1958.

Chairman board, president, owner Phil Wood Industries Ltd., Windsor, Canada, 1958—1969. Honorary chairman, since 1969. Member Windsor Economic Committee.

Signal benefactor Detroit Institute Arts. Member president's club Oakland University. Member Archives American Art, Michigan Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters.

Trustee, chairman educational policy committee. Member executive committee Detroit Institute of Technology, 1972—1978. Colonel Signal Corps United States Army, 1941-1946.


  • Achievements include establishment multiple Massachusetts Institute of Technology scholarships for Niagara Falls High School & Mayor's Proclamation Henry Clyde Johnson Day, June 13, 1984. Patents for automatic tripping snow plow.


Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (life), Sigma Alpha Epsilon, English Speaking Union, Detroit History Society, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Management Association, American Bar Association, Quarter Century Wireless Association (life), American Radio Relay League (life).


Married Dorothy Diedre Montagu, February 11, 1955. 1 stepchild Martha Browning Mast.

Willis Oscar Johnson

Della R. (Hagerty) Johnson

Dorothy Diedre Montagu