Born in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, in 1918
Katherine Johnson getting skipped up to the 9th grade when she was 11.
She graduated high school at 14.She graduated college at 18.
From 1939 to 1956 she was Katherine Goble, having married James Goble. Three years after his death, she married James Johnson. Constance Goble, Joylette Goble, Katherine Goble
In 1953 she began working at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA)'s West Area Computing unit, a group of African American women who manually performed complex mathematical calculations for the program's engineers.