As per our current Database, Summerfield Johnston, Jr. is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, Summerfield Johnston, Jr. is 88 years, 4 months and 25 days old. Summerfield Johnston, Jr. will celebrate 89rd birthday on a Saturday 28th of August 2021. Below we countdown to Summerfield Johnston, Jr. upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Summerfield Johnston, Jr.|
|Occupation||Food and Beverage|
|Age||88 years old|
|Born||August 28, 1932 (United States)|
Summerfield Johnston, Jr.’s zodiac sign is Virgo. According to astrologers, Virgos are always paying attention to the smallest details and their deep sense of humanity makes them one of the most careful signs of the zodiac. Their methodical approach to life ensures that nothing is left to chance, and although they are often tender, their heart might be closed for the outer world. This is a sign often misunderstood, not because they lack the ability to express, but because they won’t accept their feelings as valid, true, or even relevant when opposed to reason. The symbolism behind the name speaks well of their nature, born with a feeling they are experiencing everything for the first time.
Summerfield Johnston, Jr. was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.
Summerfield Johnston Jr. was born in 1932 and grew up on the 4,000-acre Bendabout Farm in McDonald, Bradley County, Tennessee. His grandfather was James F. Johnston, the founder of the Coca-Cola Bottling Company, the first Coca-Cola franchisee. His Father, Summerfield Johnston Sr., worked for the family Business. He graduated from the University of Virginia, where he played polo in 1951.
Johnston is a left-handed polo player. In the 1950s, he organized polo matches on his family farm in McDonald, Tennessee. He later founded the Chattanooga Polo Club, later known as the Bendabout Polo Club. He served as the long-time President of the Gulfstream Polo Club in Lake Worth, Florida. He served as Vice President of the United States Polo Association from 1979-1989, President from 1980-1984 and as Chairman from 1984-1988, and still sits on its Board as a governor-at-large. He owns the Flying H ranch in Big Horn, Wyoming, home to the Flying H Polo Club, and the Everglades Polo Club in Wellington, Florida.
He joined the Board of Directors of the Coca-Cola Bottling Company in 1959. In 1991, he merged it with Coca-Cola Enterprises. He served as its Chairman and CEO from 1991 to 2001.
In 1982, he was awarded the Hugo Dalmar Trophy for exemplary sportsmanship. On February 17, 2001, he was inducted into the Museum of Polo and Hall of Fame. He is a proponent of the return of polo to the Olympic Games.