Sherwood Johnson

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American businessman

Why Is Sherwood Johnson Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Sherwood "Shakey" Johnson was an American jazz patron and the founder in 1954 of Shakey's Pizza, which hosted live jazz-oriented music nightly. Early history He was born in Sacramento, California, USA, the son of a California deputy attorney general, and a graduate of Christian Brothers High School . In 1943, after graduating, Johnson joined the U.S. Navy and served two years in the Pacific theater aboard the USS Alnitah . It was in the Navy that he got the nickname "Shakey." Johnson attended Sacramento City College, where he was known for a comedy act he performed with a fellow student. He also attended Hastings School of Law in San Francisco. In 1950, Johnson married Mary Jane Williams, whom he met at the American Legion Hall.

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