Johnnie Parsons

1918 - 1984

Johnnie Parsons

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 47,480 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 430th most popular racing driver.

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Among racing drivers, Johnnie Parsons ranks 432 out of 782Before him are Chico Serra, Fabrizio Barbazza, Torsten Palm, Nico Hülkenberg, Bruce Halford, and Geoff Lees. After him are Bobby Rahal, Héctor Rebaque, Günther Bechem, Stefano Modena, Alberto Colombo, and Ingo Hoffmann.

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Among people born in 1918, Johnnie Parsons ranks 187Before him are Anne Shirley, Professor Longhair, Max de Terra, Thelma Coyne Long, Dick Haymes, and Spike Milligan. After him are Stubby Kaye, Sebastian Cabot, Helen Stephens, Diana Serra Cary, Noor Hassanali, and Alan Jay Lerner. Among people deceased in 1984, Johnnie Parsons ranks 160Before him are Martín Marculeta, Adalbert Steiner, Simón Lecue, Ólafur Jóhannesson, Ken Carpenter, and Luke Kelly. After him are Mary Miles Minter, Mark Kac, Janaki Ammal, Max Newman, Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, and Bill Holland.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Johnnie Parsons ranks 6,403 out of 12,171Before him are Bode Miller (1977), Virginia Fox (null), Karl Taylor Compton (1887), William Christie (1944), Jenna Haze (1982), and Joe Torre (1940). After him are Corey Stoll (1976), James P. Johnson (1894), Laurel Clark (1961), Robert Carradine (1954), Patti Austin (1950), and Hayden Panettiere (1989).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United States

Among racing drivers born in United States, Johnnie Parsons ranks 25Before him are Eddie Cheever (1958), Walt Ader (1913), Ronnie Bucknum (1936), Fred Agabashian (1913), Roger Penske (1937), and Bobby Unser (1934). After him are Bobby Rahal (1953), Michael Andretti (1962), A. J. Foyt (1935), Sam Hanks (1914), Harry Blanchard (1929), and George Amick (1924).

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