In Memoriam: 10 Great Leaders Who Transitioned in 2010

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Eunice Walker Johnson (April 4, 1916 – January 3, 2010) Johnson, an astute business woman and fashion maven, started Johnson Publishing Company with her husband John H. Johnson in 1942 using a $500 loan. Since that time, the company has become a household name distributing a family of products including Ebony and JET magazines, and Fashion Fair Cosmetics. But the Ebony Fashion Fair, the world’s largest traveling fashion show, featuring black models and designers, was Eunice Johnson’s claim to fame. Johnson served as producer and director of the Ebony Fashion Fair from 1961 until 2009.

Eunice Walker Johnson (April 4, 1916 – January 3, 2010) Johnson, an astute business woman…