Environmentalist, businessman Sam Johnson, May 22

Sam Johnson, chairman emeritus of SC Johnson, which makes the Johnson Wax products, is seen wearing an old-fashioned flight hat and goggles in 1998 when the Spirit of Carnauba, the replica Sikorsky amphibious plane, was christened and at the Johnson Flight Center in Racine, Wis. Johnson, 76, died of cancer on Saturday, May 22, 2004, at his home in Wind Point, Wis. Johnson was more than just a businessman. He was a philanthropist and environmentalist who deeply cared about his hometown of Racine and the rest of the world, friends and colleagues say.
AP/Journal Times, Jim Slosiarek, file
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