Painter. Born Denholm (scottish Borders). Awarded honorary degree by the University of Edinburgh; his patron, Hope Scott, presented her collection with many of his paintings to the University of Edinburgh's Talbot Rice Gallery--Gazeteer for Scotland.
Macmillan, Duncan. William Johnstone, 1897-1981 (1997) [exhibition catalogue]
Gazetteer for Scotland, per WWW 12 Mar. 2002 (William Johnstone 1897-1981)