From the January 24, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
Don Johnson is the co-Production Manager of this issue of the Mar-Ken Journal; he also wrote an article about the Sophomores, and on “Curriculum.” His birthday is listed as on February 28th.
From the September 27, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
Juniors: Don Johnson is collecting notes for our Who’s Who. [He wrote the column “Who’s Who” giving short biographical sketches of some students.]
From the October 25, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
Don Johnson wrote an article for the school newspaper about the school curriculum.
From the November 8, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
Don Johnson wrote the Sophomore and the Curriculum columns in this issue of the Mar-Ken Journal.
From the November 20, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
Don Johnson is a co-Production Manager of this issue of the school newspaper. He also wrote the five articles in this issue.
From the January 10, 1941 Mar-Ken Journal:
Don Johnson wrote an article on Curriculum, and “An Essay on Democracy” for this issue of Mar-Ken Journal.
From the Mar-Ken 1941 Yearbook, as a Sophomore:
Don Johnson — Hollywood, California
Meet Don Johnson with his merry jokes galore,
Who may be a Director in the land of movie lore,
In sports he favors football, at photography he pokes,
For food he likes fried chicken and he cracks a million jokes.
From the Mar-Ken 1942 Yearbook, as a Junior:
Quick-witted Don Johnson was born February 28th in Hollywood. His ambition is to become a director and it coordinates directly with his favorite saying, “Sure I’ll get you in the movies”. His favorite song is “You Made Me Love You”, but his pet peeve is women!
From 1943 Mar-Ken Yearbook; Senior Crossword Puzzle:
He has dark, curly hair and green eyes, and is in the Army now.
He loves to write mystery stories, and keeps people in stitches with his wit.