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Johnson, Wallace B.,


Biographical info.: Hamilton College Administrator; Hamilton College Class of 1915.

Wallace Bradley Johnson was born in Utica, NY, on 13 September 1892 and died in Clinton, NY, on 29 August 1967, a Hamilton College graduate of the class of 1915 (Ph.B.). He was also graduated from Utica Free Academy and received an honorary L.H.D. from Hamilton in 1962. He attended Harvard Business School for a year before serving as an ambulance driver for the French Army and from 1918-20 as an ensign in the U.S. Navy (Intelligence), then a reporter for the Utica Daily Press. He returned to Hamilton in 1922 where he served as Field Secretary for the Admissions Office, Director of Admissions, Registrar, and Secretary of the College.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Wallace B. Johnson Papers, 1899-1965

Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-002
Content Description personal and professional correspondence. Contains personal correspondence with many individuals over seven decades; primary senders include his father J.J. Johnson, Aunt Clara, George E. Dunham, Sidney Bennett, Robert Treat, Herman Schilz and Peter Cox. Also included are correspondence with the class of 1915 for the 20th reunion and a small amount of professional correspondence. Organized into 10 series: (1) Class of 1915 20th Reunion Correspondence; (2) Professional Correspondence; (3) 1900s ...