Walter Johnson, Sr. was born in Scooba in 1890. He was a pulpwood truck driver and the first black to own a car in Scooba. He was the owner of a taxi service and owned and managed a baseball team.
From "Kemper County, Mississippi - A Pictorial History", placed here with permission by the Kemper County Historical Commission.
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