We Are FLamily! Kirk Johnson WE REMEMBER!! HOME KIRK JOHNSON IN MEMORIAM 1895 - 1963 ------- Notes Of Remembrance Kirk flew west on Jun 11, 1963 He is buried at Fort Worth, Texas His son was Central Board member F. Kirk Johnson Jr and his sons-in-law Don Ehrhart and William Mitsch were also Board members. His financing helped found Central Airlines in 1949 A Feb 1952 article mentions Kirk He and Jimmy Stewart were good friends A close-up of him and Jimmy in May 1953 A closer look at Kirk from the 1953 photo Kirk was re-elected Central's Chairman of the Board in Jun 1957 ------- The 1958 Central Annual report lists him The 1958 report also lists his salary and share holdings He and Jimmy Stewart were off on a trip in Mar 1959 Kirk was still Chairman of the Board in Jul 1959 A photo of Central's Board in Sep 1959 Note Kirk's son in front of him A close-up of Kirk from the same pic Kirk heads the Central Board in the 1961 Annual Report An interesting article about him from Oct 1961 He sold most of his Central stock in May 1962 He flew west a year later and his son followed in 1968 Kirk is mentioned in a short history of Central Airlines A biography of Kirk David Grogg created these simulations in honor of his grandfather, CN/FL pilot Hal Grogg. We are FLamily Jake LAMKINS Webmaster GONE WEST BUT NOT FORGOTTEN!!!