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Howard Arthur Johnson, Sr., American research executive. Decorated Air medal.


Sr., Howard Arthur Johnson, was born on December 16, 1923 in London, Indiana, United States. Son of Arthur and Inez (Smiley) J.


Bachelor of Arts, Franklin College Indiana, 1949. Master of Arts, Wesleyan University, Connecticut, 1950.


Operations research analyst Air-Proving Ground Command, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, 1954-1958. Chief operations analysis 3d Air Force in England, 1958. Deputy chief operations analysis United States Air Force Europe, Wiesbaden, Germany, 1958-1961.

Director operations model evaluation group air force (OMEGA), also senior management staff Washington Research Center Technology Operations, Inc., Washington, 1961-1963. Senior staff scientist Spindletop Research, Inc., Lexington, Kentucky, 1963-1966, manager comparative effectiveness research division, 1966-1967. Research director Vitro Services division Vitro Corporation American, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, 1967-1968.

Science assistant to director of test Armament Development and Test Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, 1968-1973, senior operations research scientist Tactical Air Warfare Center, 1973-1984. Chief scientist, owner Associate Consultant, since 1984. Consultant Supreme Hdgrs.

Allied Powers, Europe, 1960-1961, Ministry Defense, Bonn, Federal Republic Germany, 1960-1961, United States Air Force, 1964-1965, University Kentucky Medical Center, 1967, Gulf South Research Institute, 1968-1984.


  • Other Work

    • Author numerous professional papers.


Served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945. Member United States Air Force Reserve. Member International Executive Service Corps, since 1984.

Member Operations Research Society of America, Institute Management Sciences, American Statistical Association, Military Operations Research Society, International Test and Evaluation Association, Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, New York Academy of Sciences, Washington Operations Research and Management Science Council, Sigma Xi, Phi Delta Theta. Mason (32 degree, Shriner). Co-discoverer isotope of platinum.


Married Joy Anne Nelson, July 19, 1947. Children– Howard A., Kraig N. Physicist United States Naval Ordnance Plant, Indianapolis, 1950-1954.

Arthur J.

Inez (Smiley) J.

Joy Anne Nelson

Howard A. Senior

Kraig N. Physicist United States Naval Ordnance Plant Senior

Indianapolis Senior

1950-1954 Senior