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Kent Hugh Johnston ’60

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Kent Hugh Johnston ’60, March 26, 2015, in Portland. Kent enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1950 and served in communications in the Philippines. Following the Korean War, he enrolled at Reed, where he earned a BA in physics, writing his thesis ,“Negative Corona Configurations along a Fine Wire,” with Prof. Jean Delord [1950–88]. Kent pursued a career in materials science at Tektronix. Survivors include his wife, Lorraine; his son and daughter; and two sisters.

Appeared in Reed magazine: September 2015

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