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Advertising executive

James Jordon Johnston, American advertising executive. With United States Air Force, 1951-1955.

Background

Johnston, James Jordon was born on January 17, 1931 in Sedalia, Missouri, United States. Son of Eldon Ogden and Hildah (Pease) Johnston.

Education

Student, University California, 1952-1953; student, University Missouri, 1955-1956; student, Wichita State University, 1956-1957.

Career

Director, Station KOMU-television, Columbia, Missouri, 1955-1956; production director, Station KTVH-television, Wichita, Kansas, 1956-1957; director advertising promotion, Station WMBD-television, Peoria, Illinois, 1957-1959; vice president creative director, Kane Advertising, Bloomington, Illinois, 1959-1962; partner, Howard Advertising, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1962-1964; vice-president, director to president, chairman chief Executive officer, Griswold, 1964-1974; chairman, Johnston and Johnston Group, New York, Los Angeles, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, since 1974.

Membership

With United States Air Force, 1951-1955.

Connections

Married Patricia Rose Curnutt. Children: Shelley Rose Jognston Day, Douglas Tiffany.

father:
Eldon Ogden Johnston

mother:
Hildah (Pease) Johnston

spouse:
Patricia Rose Curnutt

child:
Douglas Tiffany Johnston

child:
Shelley Rose Jognston Day Johnston