Johnson, Douglas

Johnson, Douglas (Wilson)

(1878–1944) geomorphologist, geographer; born in Parkersburg, W.Va. After earning his Ph.D. from Columbia University, he taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1903–07) and Harvard University (1907–12) where he met William M. Davis, the leading expert in geomorphology, then returned to teach at Columbia. Intensely patriotic, he was commissioned a major by army intelligence during World War I and studied the effect of land formation on military strategy in Europe. A professor at Columbia (1919–44), he published The Shore Processes and Shoreline Development (1919) and New England-Acadian Shoreline (1925), later founding the Journal of Geomorphology (1938–42).
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Johnson, Douglas White, Eric Morgan, Demia Bruce, Davelo Lujuan, Carl Connelly, Barbara Johnson, Liz Lynch, Matthew Rehrer.
The alternative arrangement - approved by a judge who handled Wayne Shammel's case - is unusual but not unheard of, said Kathleen Johnson, Douglas County deputy district attorney.
The franchisee, Bret Cain, is planning to place units in the counties of Johnson, Douglas and Jackson, which include Kansas City and Lawrence, KS.
CUTLINE: The members of the Clinton Little League 10- and 11-year-old all-star team are (kneeling, from left) Harry Ashline, Mike DiLorenzo, Andy Duggan, Kyle Flanagan, Cameron Kennedy and Devon Poleon; and (standing, from left) coach George DiLorenzo, Tom Beglane, Alex Ortiz, Christopher Johnson, Douglas Price, Brandon Baldwin, Frank Matos and coach Jim Ashline.
Nuneaton from: Cook, Cave, Johnson, Douglas, Takarangi, Aley, Thomas, Brocklehurst, L Roy-Smith, Ryan, Bray, Pickard, Wright, Woodfield, Davies, Hurst, Griffiths, Holmes, White, Taylor, Critchley, Smith, N Roy-Smith
Cameron Johnston, Ben Duncan, Rupert Neville, Paul Scott, Stuart Johnson, Douglas Jupp, Rupert Harden and Matthew Fieldhouse will all be absent with various injuries and Peter Southern and Jack Smales are both unavailable for selection.
The finding emerges from a new way of thinking by the Oxford scientists, Neil Johnson, Douglas Ashton and Timothy Jarrett.
Like Johnson, Douglas was breaking out of the conventions that restricted the work of black artists; like Johnson, he challenged the conventions that governed how African-Americans were represented.
These artists, like Johnson, Douglas, and the others, attempted in their own way to relate Christ to black experience.
The 25 graduates include Casimira Altomare, Demitrius Arnold Johnson, Douglas Bell, William Collier, Taylor Derezotes, Kaija Eastman, Angel Edmonds, Nathan Frei, Jade Gardner, Sierra Gault, Haley Graff, Echo Gulley, Brad Haskell, Darian Hauer, Wesley Henderly, Axavier Jackson, James Lamson-Hall, James Mann, Sebastian McMasters, Janie Moran, Emilio Nichols, Ross Serna-Smith, William Stancil, William Thompson and Joseph Vandervort.
Honor Roll: Kyrie Bonadies, Dudley; Richard Bryn, Dudley; Shannon Cain, Webster; Gaelen Chinnock, Sturbridge; Patricia Cournoyer, Southbridge; Christine Freije, Worcester; Ninwa Hanna, North Grafton; Daniel Hartnett, Oxford; Colin Johnson, Douglas; John Reisdorf Jr., Auburn; Jacqueline Sembor, Thompson; Benjamin Veshi, Webster
Nuneaton: Cook; Cave, Johnson, Douglas, Takarangi; Aley, Thomas; Ryan, Bray, Pickard, Hurst, Griffiths, Holmes, White, Taylor.