Dr. Arthur (Art) Albin Johnson, 95, of Conway, passed away on Sunday, 4 October 2020. Dr. Johnson was a legendary professor at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas, known for his teaching, research, and service to academia as well as the broader community.

Art was born on 24 February 1925 in Chicago, Illinois, to Claus Martin Johnson, an immigrant from Sweden, and Esther Marie Youngberg Johnson. After graduating from high school in 1942, he registered for the draft and was soon sent to Western Europe during World War II, serving in the 1st Infantry Division of the U.S. Army as they liberated France and Belgium at the end of the war.

After returning to the United States, he attended North Central College in Naperville, Illinois, for three years before transferring to the University of Minnesota to complete his undergraduate degree in chemistry in 1951....

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