## JOHNSON, DAVID EDSEL, 1927-2008

**Biography:**

Mathematician, engineer; professor. Born– August 16, 1927, Chatham, La. Parents– Dave Ernest and Bessie (Morris) Johnson. Married– Frances White, 1959. Children– Four. Education– Louisiana Technical University, B.S. and B.A., Auburn University, M.S., 1952, Ph.D., 1958. Draftsman, Louisiana Power and Light Co., 1949-1950; mathematician, National Bureau of Standards, 1952; taught in the Electrical Engineering Department, Louisiana State University, 1954-1983; National Science Foundation faculty fellow, Stanford University, 1961-1962; Birmingham Southern College, 1984-1995. Died September 4, 2008.

**Source:**

American Men and Women of Science, 1982; obituary.

**Publication(s):**

Introduction to Filter Theory. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.; Prentice-Hall, 1976.

**Joint_Publication(s):**

Basic Electric Circuit Analysis. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.; Prentice-Hall, 1978.

Digital Circuits and Microcomputers. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.; Prentice-Hall, 1979.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the White House. New York; Beaufort Books, 1983.

Graph Theory with Engineering Applications. New York; Ronald Press, 1972.

A Handbook of Active Filters. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.; Prentice-Hall, 1980.

Mathematical Methods in Engineering and Physics. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.; Prentice-Hall, 1965.

Operational Amplifier Circuits Design and Applications. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.; Prentice-Hall, 1982.