Category Archives: Community


Aldrage B. Cooper, 1937 – 2016

Margaret on November 17th, 2016 at 3:01PM

It is with great sadness that Kilmer House notes the passing of Aldrage B. Cooper, a pioneering African American leader at Johnson & Johnson and in New Brunswick, New Jersey.  Born and raised in New Brunswick, Cooper served as the … Continue reading

Giving back to the community is one of the oldest traditions at Johnson & Johnson.  It began in the company’s hometown of New Brunswick, New Jersey, and spread throughout the world as Johnson & Johnson expanded globally.  Our earliest records … Continue reading

It’s hard to believe that December is here!  In celebration of the 12th month of the year and the colder weather it brings, here are 12 cool things from Johnson & Johnson history. 1.  Ken Burns’ latest documentary, The Roosevelts: … Continue reading


More Cool Things from Our Museum Call for Artifacts!

Margaret on June 17th, 2014 at 5:34PM

  Our public call for artifacts for our Museum restoration is a few weeks old and, so far, Kilmer House readers have seen two of the coolest items – a Zonweiss clock and a Lister’s Fumigator – that have come … Continue reading


The Writing of Our Credo

Margaret on December 18th, 2013 at 5:03PM

This year marks a very significant anniversary at Johnson & Johnson:  the 70th anniversary of Our Credo, the business philosophy that guides Johnson & Johnson.  Written in 1943 by General Robert Wood Johnson and presented to the Board of Directors … Continue reading

Johnson & Johnson has just launched a new global giving platform called Care Grows.  Care Grows is a website that allows visitors to pick causes that are close to their hearts and donate to them, and Johnson & Johnson will … Continue reading


BlogHer 2012 – Continuing the Conversations

Margaret on August 9th, 2012 at 11:53AM

More than a hundred years ago, Johnson & Johnson founder Robert Wood Johnson and Director of Scientific Affairs Fred Kilmer spent a lot of time getting out and talking to a lot of people — mothers, fathers and families who … Continue reading


Fred Kilmer: Public Health Volunteer

Margaret on April 3rd, 2012 at 4:33PM

With this week being National Public Health Week and April being National Volunteer Month, it’s a perfect opportunity to go back in time and let an early Johnson & Johnson employee who was on the front lines of public health … Continue reading


A Day in Modern Industry

Margaret on May 9th, 2011 at 5:03PM

High school students taking over Johnson & Johnson for a day?  A seventeen-year old Chairman and CEO sitting at General Robert Wood Johnson’s desk?  What on earth was going on at Johnson & Johnson in the late 1940s and the … Continue reading


Employee Volunteers

Margaret on April 9th, 2010 at 4:17PM

One of Our Early Employee Volunteers Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies employees all over the world have a long tradition of volunteering in the community.  It reflects their feelings of responsibility to the communities in which they live and … Continue reading

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