Marilyn P. Johnson
|Marilyn P. Johnson|
|8th United States Ambassador to Togo|
September 23, 1978 – July 29, 1981
|Preceded by||Ronald D. Palmer|
|Succeeded by||Howard Kent Walker|
June 19, 1922 |
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1944–46|
Marilyn Priscilla Johnson (born June 19, 1922) is a former US diplomat and former United States Ambassador to Togo. She was appointed to that position on September 23, 1978, and left her post on July 29, 1981.
From 1952 and 1959, Johnson taught French at high schools. Between 1962 and 1964, she taught English as a foreign language in various schools inside Cameroon and Mali. She joined the Foreign Service in 1964, and was a cultural affairs officer in Bamako, Mali, and Tunis, Tunisia, as well as public affairs officer in Niamey, Niger.
From 1971 to 1974, Johnson was the Deputy Assistant Director of the Information Centers Program. The following year, she attended the Senior Seminar in Foreign Policy, and from 1975 to 1976 she learned Russian through training. In 1976 she was cultural affairs officer in Moscow, Soviet Union. In September 1978 she was assigned as United States Ambassador to the Republic of Togo until July 1981.
Ronald D. Palmer
|United States Ambassador to Togo
Howard Kent Walker