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Pyke Johnson

automotive safety foundation executive.

Pyke Johnson, American automotive safety foundation executive. Decorated Chevalier Legion of Honor (French), 1933. Member Board of Governors, District of Columbia div., A.A.A.; member Permanent International Road Commission.; Member Sigma Delta Chi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Background

Johnson, Pyke was born on June 27, 1888 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Joseph and Isabella Mary (Pyke) Johnson.

Education

Student of University Denver, 1911. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Kenyon (Ohio) University.

Career

Newspaper writer Rocky Mountain News, Denver, 1910-1916. With Colorado State Highway Department, 1916-1918. Washington representative Vice-President Automobile Manufacturers Association, 1918-1939, executive vice president, June 1939-March 4, 1942.

President Automotive Safety Foundation, Washington, from 1942.

Membership

Member Board of Governors, District of Columbia div., A.A.A. Member Permanent International Road Commission. Member Sigma Delta Chi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Clubs: Metropolitan, Burning Tree, National Press (Washington).

Connections

Married Mary Allen Green, June 11, 1913 (died November 1941).; married second, Helen Davis Stibolt, January 26, 1943. Children: Pyke, Thomas Lee, Elizabeth Ann, Allen MacTavish.

father:
Joseph Johnson

mother:
Isabella Mary (Pyke) Johnson

spouses:
Mary Allen Green

Helen Davis Stibolt

children:
Pyke Johnson

Thomas Lee Johnson

Elizabeth Ann Johnson

Allen MacTavish Johnson