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Marjorie Howard Johnson ’47

Marjorie Howard Johnson ’47, a bibliophile, scholar, model, professor, and writer, died Nov. 17, 2016. She was 90.

The daughter of the editor of The Cleveland News, Marjorie was a lifelong reader who graduated from Swarthmore with a bachelor's degree, the University of Illinois with a master's, and the University of California at Berkeley with a Ph.D. A Fulbright Scholar, Marjorie went on to teach at the college and high school levels, manage an art gallery, model in Paris, and write fiction and poetry.

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