Virginia Johnson

 

 

Age: 88

 

Summary: pioneering sexologist and psychologist best known as half of the renowned Masters & Johnson human sexuality research team who was one of the key figures in the sexual revolution when she was hired as an assistant in the late 1950's by obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. William Masters (d. 2001) and married him in 1971, in which the pair became huge celebrities, the topic of late-night talk show hosts and on the covers of news magazines.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from an undisclosed illness

 

Born: February 11, 1925

 

Died: July 24, 2013

 

Location: St. Louis, Missouri