Johnson, E. Sigurd, -1961

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Johnson joined the State College faculty in 1949 as Professor and Head of the Furniture Manufacturing and Management Center in the Department of Industrial Engineering. Johnson, who was internationaly known for his work in wood technology, patented a process for making particleboard. In 1961, Dr. Johnson was killed when the plane he was piloting crashed near Tuxedo, N.C..