Katherine Johnson’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 26, 1918

Death Date

Feb 24, 2020

Age of Death

101 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Profession

Mathematician

The mathematician Katherine Johnson died at the age of 101. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Renowned physicist and mathematician most famous for her work with NASA. She is considered a pioneer for African-American women in the scientific community.

She married James Francis Goble in 1939. They had three daughters together.

Quotes

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“Take all the courses in your curriculum. Do the research. Ask questions. Find someone doing what you are interested in! Be curious!” (Katherine Johnson)

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“I don’t have a feeling of inferiority. Never had. I’m as good as anybody, but no better.” (Katherine Johnson)

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“I’m always interested in learning something new.” (Katherine Johnson)

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“I counted everything. I counted the steps to the road, the steps up to church, the number of dishes and silverware I washed… anything that could be counted, I did.” (Katherine Johnson)

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“Like what you do, and then you will do your best.” (Katherine Johnson)