Katherine Johnson
Updated: 2/28/2020
Katherine Johnson

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  • -4x+-8=-12 4x+8=12
  • 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.
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