Virginia E. Johnson

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Virginia E. Johnson
Virginia Eshelman

(1925-02-11)February 11, 1925
DiedJuly 25, 2013(2013-07-25) (aged 88)
Alma materDrury University
OccupationSexologist and psychologist
Known forMasters and Johnson human sexuality research team
Spouse(s)William H. Masters (1971–1992)
ChildrenScott Forstall
Lisa Evans

Virginia Eshelman Johnson (February 11, 1925 – July 24, 2013) was an American sexologist and psychologist, best known as the junior member of the Masters and Johnson sexuality research team.[1]

Johnson was born on February 11, 1925 in Springfield, Missouri.[2] She studied at Drury University.[2]

Johnson divorced her first husband, with whom she had had two children – Scott Forstall and Lisa Evans – in 1956. Then she was married to William H. Masters from 1971 until they divorced in 1992. Johnson died on July 24, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri from an illness, aged 88.[3]

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