ADA Presidents Album
Doctor Johnson, of Chicago, became the sixty-second president of the Association at the 1924 meeting in Dallas. Membership had reached 28,902 and was growing rapidly. Doctor Johnson was one of the most renowned and influential dentists of his time. He taught operative dentistry at the Chicago College of Dental Surgery for 53 years and was the dean of men during the greater part of this period. Doctor Johnson was the editor of The Journal of the American Dental Association from 1925 until his death in 1938. Previously he had been editor of The Dental Review. He was the author of three widely used textbooks and numerous essays, editorials, poems, and philosophical articles. Doctor Johnson served as president of the Chicago Dental Society, the Illinois State Dental Society, the American College of Dentists, and the American Association of Dental Editors. He was born in Canada in 1860.
American Dental Association, "ADA President 1924-1925: Charles Nelson Johnson" (1977). ADA Presidents. 56.