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plastic surgeon.

James Buford Johnson, American plastic surgeon.


Johnson, James Buford was born on September 28, 1909 in Henning, Tennessee, United States. Son of Samuel Howard and Hattie Mae (Poston) Johnson.


Doctor of Medicine, University Tennessee, 1933.


John Terry, September 25, 1937. Children—Melinda Terry (Mistress Ronald Gordon), Diane Elizabeth. Intern, California Hospital, Los Angeles, 1933-1934, chief plastic surgery service, since 1946.

Preceptee training plastic surgery with Doctor A. E. Smith, 1935-1940. Consultant plastic surgery Leyte Hospital Group, 1944-1945. Private practice plastic surgery, 1946-1960.

Assistant clinical professor plastic surgery University of Southern California School Medicine. Chief plastic surgery service Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles. Executive medical board California Hospital, Los Angeles.

Attending staff Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles County General Hospital.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles professional journals.


Served to major, Military Cross, Australia, 1941-1946. Diplomate American Board Plastic Surgery. Member American Medical Association, California, Los Angeles County medical associations, California Society Plastic Surgeons (president 1956), British Association Plastic Surgeons, American Society Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (vice president 1956, president 1961), International College Surgeons (vice regent), Phi Sigma Kappa, Alpha Kappa Kappa.

Mason (Shriner).


Married Margaret St. Children: Melinda Terry (Mistress.

Samuel Howard Johnson

Hattie Mae (Poston) Johnson

Margaret St.

Melinda Terry (Mrs Johnson