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Jack Vernon Johnson

economist , educator.

Jack Vernon Johnson, American economist, educator. Member Texas Legislature, 1917-1921, chairman education committee of House, 1919-1921.; Served as public; Member American Economics Association, American Association University Professors, Southwestern Social Science Association (chairman Economics section 1936), Texas Bar Association, Texas State Teachers Association, Texas College Classroom Teachers Association.

Background

Johnson, Jack Vernon was born on February 3, 1884 in Ennis, Texas, United States. Son of William Scott and Sallie (Webb) Johnson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Texas, 1921, A.M., 1924, Doctor of Philosophy., 1931.

Career

1 daughter, Rita Pauline (Mistress Robert Eden Adams). Superintendent of schools, Palmer, Texas, 1908-1917. Admitted to Texas bar, 1921.

Teacher of social studies, Oak Cliff High School, Dallas, Texas, 1922-1925. Professor economics, North Texas State College, Denton, 1925-1933, director department of economics and sociology since 1933, dean, Graduate School since 1943. Administrative consultant to Federal Relief Administration in Texas, 1935-1936.

Lecture courses for the Radio Forum of Dallas Civic Federation, 1938.

Membership

Member Texas Legislature, 1917-1921, chairman education committee of House, 1919-1921. Served as public; Member American Economics Association, American Association University Professors, Southwestern Social Science Association (chairman Economics section 1936), Texas Bar Association, Texas State Teachers Association, Texas College Classroom Teachers Association.

Connections

Married Nancy Belle Turner, July 8, 1907.

father:
William Scott Johnson

mother:
Sallie (Webb) Johnson

spouse:
Nancy Belle Turner