Biography - A Short Wiki
Publisher and entrepreneur who founded Johnson Publishing as well as the magazines Ebony and Jet. He was a recipient of both the Spingarn Medal (presented by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) and the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom.
He married Eunice Walker in 1941.
How did John H. Johnson die?
John H. Johnson's death was caused by heart failure.
|Cause of death||Heart Failure|
|Age of death||87 years|
|Birthday||January 19, 1918|
|Death date||August 8, 2005|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
Failure is a word that I simply don’t accept.John H. Johnson
To succeed, one must be creative and persistent.John H. Johnson
When I go in to see people – and I sell an occasional ad now – I never say, ‘Help me because I am black’ or ‘Help me because I am a minority.’ I always talk about what we can do for them.John H. Johnson
All have disappointments, all have times when it isn’t worthwhile.John H. Johnson
You spend so much time in your profession it ought to be something you love.John H. Johnson