Leroy Johnson (Georgia politician) Leroy Reginald Johnson (July 28, 1928 – October 24, 2019) was an American politician who served in the Georgia State Senate from 1963 to 1975 after winning a seat in the 1962 Georgia General Assembly election.
- Cleopatra Whittington
- Teacher, lawyer
- Morehouse College, Clark Atlanta University
25. Jan. 2008 · Leroy Johnson, a prominent attorney, was an advisor to Atlanta’s civil rights movement in the 1960s. In 1962 he won a state senate seat, becoming the first African American to be elected to the Georgia General Assembly since the end of the Reconstruction era.
Leroy Reginald Johnson was an American politician who served in the Georgia State Senate from 1963 to 1975 after winning a seat in the 1962 Georgia General Assembly election. He was the first black state senator to be elected to the legislature in more than fifty years, since William H. Rogers in 1907, and the first to be elected to the Senate ...
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25. Okt. 2019 · Leroy R. Johnson, a prominent Georgia politician who in 1962 became the first black candidate elected to that state’s Senate since Reconstruction, died on Oct. 24 in Atlanta. He was 91. The...
Leroy Johnson initially intended to support Jackson's candidacy, but he changed his mind and announced his intentions to run for mayor himself in March 1973. He was endorsed by The Atlanta Constitution.