Robert E. Johnson

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For the New York politician, see Robert E. Johnson (New York).
Robert E. Johnson
Born (1922-08-13)August 13, 1922
Montgomery, Alabama
Died January 1996
Occupation Publisher and Editor
Spouse(s) Naomi "Nemi" Cole Johnson
Children Bobbye Johnson, Janet Johnson-Vinion and Robert III

Robert Edward "Bob" Johnson (August 13, 1922 Montgomery, Alabama - January 1996 Chicago) was Associate Publisher and Executive Editor of JET Magazine. He joined the JET staff in February 1953, two years after it was founded by Publisher John H. Johnson. He was part of the Presidential Press Corps in 1972 that traveled with United States President Richard Nixon to Russia, Poland, Austria and Iran and traveled with Ambassador Andrew Young on a trade mission tour of Africa in 1979. He was the author of Bill Cosby:In Words and Pictures(ISBN 978-0-87485-084-0).


Morehouse College, 1948
Syracuse University, Masters of Journalism 1952

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