From Bill Robertson 

Bill Johnson passed away peacefully On January first. He was a huge part of Texas Swimming history. He was captain before and after WWII.

Bill Johnson and the 1943 Swim Team

Bill Johnson's accomplishments  remind all Longhorns that In sports and far beyond, his contributions  to Longhorn heritage have shaped the present and empowered the future.

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The family is having a private burial with a memorial service in the planning stages later this year. 

 

 

 

 

 

He earned a Purple Heart for his bravery at Iwo Jima, Invented the Blob while director at Camp Longhorn and was a community legend along with his Bride MF.