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Kelly Johnson

AKA Clarence Leonard Johnson

Born: 27-Feb-1910
Birthplace: Ishpeming, MI
Died: 21-Dec-1990
Cause of death: Illness
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Hollywood Hills, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Engineer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Lockheed Skunk Works plane designer

Father: Peter Johnson
Mother: Christine Anderson
Sister: Alice
Sister: Ida
Sister: Freda
Sister: Agnes
Wife: Althea Louise Young (m. 1937, d. Dec-1969)
Wife: Mary Ellen Elberta Meade (m. May-1971, d. 13-Oct-1980)
Wife: Nancy Powers Horrigan (m. Nov-1980)

    University: Flint Junior College, Flint, MI
    University: BS Aeronautical Engineering, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (1932)
    University: MS, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (1933)

    Lockheed VP Advanced Development Projects (1958-75)
    Lockheed VP Research and Development (1956-58)
    Lockheed (1933-56)
    Member of the Board of Lockheed (1964-80)
    American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Honorary Fellow
    National Academy of Engineering 1965
    National Academy of Sciences 1965
    Royal Aeronautical Society Fellow (1968)
    Society of Automotive Engineers
    Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society
    Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
    Distinguished Intelligence Medal 1975
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1964
    National Aviation Hall of Fame 1974
    National Security Medal 1983
    Swedish Ancestry

Author of books:
Kelly: More Than My Share of It All (1985, memoir, with Maggie Smith)


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