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Albert Johnston Biography

Dr. Albert Sidney Johnston joined the faculty of Florence State College in 1954 and served the University community faithfully and enthusiastically until his death in 1979.  He served for fifteen years as Chairman of the Department of English, Speech, Drama, and Modern Foreign Languages until he was promoted to the position of Chairman of the Division of Languages and Literature in 1973.  Dr. Johnston is remembered with great fondness by generations of students who studied Shakespeare under his tutelage and by the department of English colleagues who can remember him as a meticulous scholar and an enthusiastic and popular teacher.