University professor, dean. Born– September 29, 1917, Birmingham. Parents– Clarence Johnson and Louise (Thornbury) Going. Married– Dora Alice Henley, August 21, 1954. Education– University of Alabama, A.B., 1938, M.A., 1940; University of North Carolina, Ph.D., 1947. Taught history and served as associate dean of men, University of Alabama, 1942-1957; faculty member, 1957-1974, then acting dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, 1974-1975; University of Houston. Member, Organization of American Historians, Southern Historical Association, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Phi Beta Kappa.
Who’s Who in America, 1980.
Bourbon Democracy in Alabama, 1874-1890. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1951.