This one is so brief I hesitste to copy it here. The brand's history is much richer than what I have but then remember, I was just keeping track of things in the archive for future use.
Johnnie Walker Heritage
1820 - John Walker opens a store in Kilmarnock, Scotland
(Liquor Store Magazine, 2/70).
1860 - Alexander Walker opens a branch in London (Liquor Store
1899 - Alexander Walker dies. His sons take over the business
and found John Walker and Sons (Liquor Store Magazine,
1908 - Artist Tom Brown draws the "Striding Man" figure for
Johnnie Walker (Liquor Store Magazine, 2/70).
1966 - Johnnie Walker Red and Black labels are being imported
by the Canada Dry Corporation (1966 Red Book, p.21).
"Our people live almost exclusively on whiskey" - E H Taylor, Jr. 25 April 1873