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newspaper executive

Richard William Johnson, American newspaper executive. Board directors Society United Helpers, North Country Freedom Homes. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1945, PTO. Member Inland Daily Press Association (associate), Southern Newspaper Publications Association (associate) Clubs: Cleveland Athletic, Rotary.

Background

Johnson, Richard William was born on November 25, 1916 in Pawnee, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Ralph Waldo and Ollie May (Colvin) Johnson.

Education

Bachelor in Journalism, University Oklahoma, 1940.

Career

Sales representative, Newspaper Enterprise Association, Cleveland, 1940-1941;Eastern sales manager, Newspaper Enterprise Association, New York City, 1945-1963;director special services, Newspaper Enterprise Association, Cleveland, 1963-1968;vice president publications, Newspaper Enterprise Association, New York City, 1968-1972;senior vice president, Newspaper Enterprise Association, 1978-1992;senior vice president, Newspaper Enterprise Association, Cleveland, 1972-1978;also director, Newspaper Enterprise Association, New York City. Executive consultant United Media Enterprises, Newspaper Enterprise Association, United Features Syndicate, 1978-1981. Director Berkley-Small, Inc., Mobile, Alabama.

Membership

Board directors Society United Helpers, North Country Freedom Homes. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1945, PTO. Member Inland Daily Press Association (associate), Southern Newspaper Publications Association (associate) Clubs: Cleveland Athletic, Rotary.

Connections

Married Gloria Scott, December 28, 1945. Children: Richard, Daniel, Ellen.

father:
Ralph Waldo Johnson

mother:
Ollie May (Colvin) Johnson

spouse:
Gloria Scott

child:
Richard Johnson

child:
Daniel Johnson

child:
Ellen Johnson