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 John Thomson

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John Thomson

  • Birth 9 Apr 1922 Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 24 Sep 1960 Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 31706322

Johnny Thomson was one of the best and most popular race drivers of all time. Johnny started his career in the midgets in New England and rapidly became a top sprint car driver where he won two Eastern sprint car titles, one in AAA in 1954 and one in USAC in 1958. Johnny started in eight Indianapolis 500 races. Johnny died in a USAC Sprint Car race at Allentown, Pa. on Sept. 24, 1960.


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  • Created by: Don Tash
  • Added: 25 Nov 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31706322
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Thomson (9 Apr 1922–24 Sep 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31706322, citing Highland Memorial Park, Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Don Tash (contributor 46872245) .