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  • ID: I152634
  • Name: Herbert Fisk JOHNSON , Jr.
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 15 NOV 1899 in Racine, WS
  • Occupation: President of SC Johnson & Son, Inc
  • Note:
    His record of accomplishment appears in Who's Who in America, 1950-1951.
    President S. C. Johnson & Son, Inc., Racine, since 1928.
    President S. C. Johnson & Son, Ltd., Brantford, Ontario, Canada.
    Director S. C. Johnson & Son, Ltd., England.
    Director S. C. Johnson & Son, Ltd., Australia.
    Director American Bank and Trust Company, Racine.
    Vice Chairman, U. S. Inter-American Council.
    Trustee Council of Profit Sharing Industries.
    Director National Industrial Conference Board.
    Member International Chamber of Commerce.
    Honorary President, Racine Community Chest.
    Trustee Asheville School, Asheville, N. C.
    Trustee Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.
    Clubs: American (London); Racine Country; Union League, Chicago University Club (Chicago); Lake Geneva Country.
    The striking new research laboratory tower built for S. C. Johnson & Son in 1950, Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (Life - Dec. 11, 1950) is the world's tallest cantilever structure. The 153 foot outer shell is of specially kilned brick bands and glittering pyrex glass tubing laid horizontally and chinked with synthetic rubber. Wright calls it a Heliolab. He designed also their very modern administration building (Life- May 8, 1939.)




    Father: Herbert Fisk JOHNSON b: 27 MAY 1868 in Kenosha, WS
    Mother: Helena CONVERSE b: 9 AUG 1869 in Racine, WS

    Marriage 1 Gertrude BRAUNER
      Children
      1. Has Children Karen Johnson JOHNSON b: 16 MAY 1924
      2. Has No Children Samuel Curtis JOHNSON b: 21 MAR 1928

      Marriage 2 Jane TILTON

        Marriage 3 Irene PURCELL
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