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consultant , baseball historian

W. Lloyd Johnson, American baseball historian, consultant. Named Honorary Lieutenant Governor State of Oklahoma, 1968, Oklahoma Ambassador, since 1989. Coach Little League Baseball Team, 1990-1994. Member Society for American Baseball Research (editor bulletin 1985-1989, president 1991-1993), North America Society Sport History, Toastmasters.

Background

Johnson, W. Lloyd was born on January 23, 1951 in Oklahoma City. Son of Walter Forest and Mary Louise (Brown) Johnson.

Education

Bachelor in History, Oklahoma State University, 1973. Master of Arts in History, University Tulsa, 1980.

Career

Senior research associate National Baseball Hall Fame, Cooperstown, New York, 1985. Executive director Society for American Baseball Research, Cooperstown, Kansas City, Missouri, 1985-1989. Director Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Kansas City, 1990-1992.

Instructor baseball history University Missouri, Kansas City, since 1987. Consultant ABC-television, Los Angeles, 1985, Johnson County History Museum, Shawnee, Kansas, 1989, Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department, 1988, 90-92. Board directors Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Revitalizing Baseball in Inner City.

Works

Membership

Coach Little League Baseball Team, 1990-1994. Member Society for American Baseball Research (editor bulletin 1985-1989, president 1991-1993), North America Society Sport History, Toastmasters.

Connections

Married Brenda J. Ward, August 22, 1980 (divorced August 1996). Married Connie L. McGowan, October 5, 1996. Sons: Christopher Michael David McGowan, Shaun Patrick Lawrence McGowan.

father:
Walter Forest Johnson

mother:
Mary Louise (Brown) Johnson

spouse:
Brenda J. Ward

spouse:
Connie L. McGowan