Torrey Maynard Johnson.
March 15, 1909
|Died||May 15, 2002(aged 93)|
|Children||Ruth, Torrey Jr, Arleen|
Torrey Maynard Johnson (March 15, 1909 – May 15, 2002)  was a Chicago Baptist who is best remembered as the founder of Youth for Christ in 1944. For a time Johnson had his own local radio program called Songs in the Night, which he later turned over to Billy Graham who was also hired as the first full-time evangelist employed by Youth for Christ International. At one time, he was pastor of Messiah Baptist Church, 2930 W. Flournoy Street, Chicago, Illinois.
- "Papers of Torrey Maynard Johnson - Collection 285". www2.wheaton.edu. Archived from the original on 2000-04-12.
- "Social Security Death Index". Ancestry.com. Retrieved May 25, 2012.