Dorothy Johnson Vaughan

Dorothy Johnson was born in Kansas City, Missouri on September 20, 1910. At age seven, her parents, Leonard and Anne Johnson moved the family to Morgantown, West Virginia. She graduated from Beechurst High School in 1925, and four years later, received a Bachelor of Science degree from Wilberforce University in Ohio. In 1932, she married Howard Vaughan. For the next few years, Dorothy Vaughan divided her time between being a homemaker and a mathematics teacher at Robert Russa Moton High […]

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