Peter Thomas Johnson was born in London, England on January 19, 1935. He immigrated to Canada in 1969. He settled in Burlington, Ontario.
Peter was a referee in the National Soccer League during the 1970’s and also in the North American Soccer League from 1971 until 1982.
In 1974 Peter was placed on FIFA’s list of international referees. He remained on the list until 1981.
He was the referee of the 1976 Olympic Games soccer final.
He was the referee of the World Cup qualifying game between Guatemala and Panama on November 16, 1980.
Peter passed away at the age of 78 on February 22, 2013.