Johnnie Parsons

1918 - 1984

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Johnnie Woodrow Parsons (July 4, 1918 – September 8, 1984) was an American race car driver from Los Angeles, California who won the Indianapolis 500 in 1950. During his racing career, he drove for several seasons, including his AAA championship and Indianapolis 500 win, for Ed Walsh's team. Walsh was an owner of Kurtis Kraft, the leading constructor of AAA championship cars. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johnnie Parsons has received more than 55,224 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Johnnie Parsons is the 441st most popular racing driver (down from 432nd in 2019), the 7,651st most popular biography from United States (down from 6,397th in 2019) and the 28th most popular American Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Johnnie Parsons ranks 441 out of 888Before him are Roberto Bussinello, Ken Wharton, Al Unser, François Hesnault, Yuji Ide, and Fritz d'Orey. After him are Éric Bernard, Harri Rovanperä, Fabrizio Barbazza, André Guelfi, Chico Serra, and Sito Pons.

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Among people born in 1918, Johnnie Parsons ranks 219Before him are Donald Regan, Spike Milligan, Stubby Kaye, Sebastian Cabot, Mrinalini Sarabhai, and John Bromwich. After him are Professor Longhair, Dick Haymes, Don McNeill, Thelma Coyne Long, Noor Hassanali, and Alan Jay Lerner. Among people deceased in 1984, Johnnie Parsons ranks 188Before him are William Keighley, Henry Wilcoxon, Pentti Hämäläinen, Walter Tevis, Carl Foreman, and Neil Hamilton. After him are Marcel Balsa, Paul Felix Schmidt, Laurent Grimmonprez, Mary Miles Minter, Alice Neel, and Alberta Hunter.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Johnnie Parsons ranks 7,651 out of 15,968Before him are Neville Brand (1920), Nicholas Meyer (1945), Bart D. Ehrman (1955), Neil Hamilton (1899), Adam Goldberg (1970), and Daniel Barringer (1860). After him are Cliff Edwards (1895), Professor Longhair (1918), Robert A. Parker (1936), Oliver Campbell (1871), Malcolm Whitman (1877), and Mary Arthur McElroy (1841).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United States

Among racing drivers born in United States, Johnnie Parsons ranks 28Before him are Harry Blanchard (1929), Ronnie Bucknum (1936), A. J. Foyt (1935), Walt Ader (1913), Dale Earnhardt (1951), and Al Unser (1939). After him are Fred Agabashian (1913), Jerry Unser Jr. (1932), Lloyd Ruby (1928), George Amick (1924), Michael Andretti (1962), and Bobby Unser (1934).