Bachelor of Arts in History, University Southern California, 1947. Master of Arts in Cinematography, University Southern California, 1953. Doctor of Education, Nova University, 1977.
Enlisted United States Navy, 1942, advanced through grades to lieutenant conductor, 1969. Assistant photograph officer Naval Forces, Far East, 1952—1954. Producer, director Navy Training Films, 1957—1959.
Officer-in-charge Photo Triangulation Group, 1959—1961. Photograph officer Point Arguello, California, 1963—1965. Director training Navy Schools Photography, Pensacola, Florida, 1965—1969.
Professor College DuPage, Glen Ellyn, since 1970. Education consultant Professional Photographers America, Des Plaines, Illinois, 1975—1981.
Member of Retired Officers Association.
Married Patricia L. Pedler Johnson, June 22, 1947. Children: Judith A. Johnson Root, Carol J. Johnson Aylesworth, Robert S.