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Warren C. Johnson


Warren C. Johnson, American educator. Recipient citation amd medal United States Atomic Energy Commission, 1961. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Nuclear Society (director 1961-1964); member American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi.; Club: Quadrangle (Chicago.


Johnson, Warren C. was born on September 22, 1901 in Otter Lake, Michigan, United States. Son of Grant W. and Elizabeth (Osborne) Johnson.


Bachelor of Science, Kalamazoo College, 1922, Doctor of Science, 1946. Master of Arts, Clark University, 1924. Doctor of Philosophy., Brown U., 1925, Doctor of Science, 1960.


Research instructor chemistry Brown U., 1925-1927. Instructor chemistry University of Chicago, 1927-1928, assistant professor, 1928-1932, associate, 1932-1943, professor of chemistry, 1943-1967, professor emeritus, 1967-1983, department chairman, 1945-1955, dean div. physical science, 1955-1958, vice president university, 1958-1967, vice president emeritus, 1967-1983. Director chemistry div.

Clinton laboratories, Oak Ridge, 1943-1945. Board directors Oak Ridge Institute Nuclear Studies (now Oak Ridge Associate Universities), 1952-1959, 61-67, consultant, 1967-1983. Chairman management advisory council Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1962-1970.

Member general advising committee Atomic Energy Commission, 1954-1960, chairman, 1956-1960. Consultant National Science Foundation.


  • Author: Qualitative Analysis and Chemical Equilibrium, 1937, latest review edit., 1966, Elementary Principles of Qualitative Analysis, 1938, Ionic Equilibria as Applied to Qualitative Analysis, 1941, 46, 54. An, Introduction to Qualitative Analysis, 1957, also articles. Trustee Mellon Institute, 1958-1967, Kalamazoo College, 1950-1983.

    Trustee Institute Defense Analysis, 1960-1967, Chicago Planetarium Corp.


Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Nuclear Society (director 1961-1964). Member American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi. Club: Quadrangle (Chicago.


Married Florence Louise Campbell, June 27, 1928 (deceased. Children: Barbara Ann, Margaret Louise Johnson Levine, Mary Elizabeth.

Grant W. Johnson

Elizabeth (Osborne) Johnson

Florence Louise Campbell

Barbara Ann Johnson

Margaret Louise Johnson Levine Johnson

Mary Elizabeth Johnson