HOWARD JOHNSON Biography - Craftmen, artisans and people from other Occupations


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  Name: Howard Deering Johnson                                                   
  Born: 1896 Boston, Massachusetts, USA.                                         
  Died: 1972                                                                     
  Business executive, born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Uneducated beyond       
  elementary school, he developed 28 flavours of ice-cream for his Wollaston, MA, 
  drugstore soda fountain, and by 1929 was franchising his name and products. He 
  won exclusive catering rights on thousands of miles of East Coast highways, and 
  built the country's largest private food distribution corporation before       
  retiring in 1959.