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Taco John's co-founder Woodson dies

Taco John's co-founder Woodson dies

CHEYENNE Wyo. James F. Woodson, the co-founder of the Taco John's quick-service chain here, died last week at age 87.

Woodson was a Cheyenne businessman who at different times in his career was involved in natural gas, ice manufacturing, insurance, a taxi company and real estate. In 1969, he partnered with Harold Holmes to turn a tiny taco restaurant concept into what is now a regional Mexican quick-service chain with 420 locations in 25 states.

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