1893 – He was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey this year.
1932 – He was the president of Johnson and Johnson Corporation between this year to 1938.
1938 – He became a chairperson of the board this year until 1963.
1943 – He was forced to resign, in 1943. Johnson told newspapers that he was too ill to continue.
1963 – His son, Robert Wood Johnson III, was the president of Johnson and Johnson Corporation this year to 1965.
1964 – He was the chairperson this year and he fired his son.
1968 – He died this year and left the bulk of his $400,000,000 estate to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.