|John L. Johnson
1960 Elderleaf Drive
Dallas, TX 75232
1st Term TSHL 2015-2017
John L. Johnson, a high school athlete in track, baseball and basketball, graduated from Valley View High School. Valley View, Texas. He continued his education earning a BA degree in Business Administration from Prairie View A&M University in 1960. He was drafted into military service in 1961 and was honorable discharged as Specialist E5, in 1963. After discharge he earned his MBA in Marketing from North Texas University in 1973.
John started his career in Dallas, in 1964, working as a Production Supervisor for General Motors Corporation in 1966. He was promoted to Employment Supervisor in 1972, District Manager in 1974, and National Merchandising Manager in 1981, Central Office, Detroit, Michigan. John was transferred to Charlotte, North Carolina, in 1984 as Marketing Manager. Due to family illness, he requested and was granted a transfer back to Dallas in 1987. John retired from General Motors in 2004. John has served on numerous boards and has been a member of several civic and community organizations.
John is currently serving as a member of the Dallas County Appraisal Board. The Honorable Council person Vonciel Jones Hill appointed him Co-Chairman of the Dallas Senior Affair Commission. He is an active supporter of the Martin Luther King Memorial.
John and his lovely wife Ella of forty seven years are members of St. Augustine Episcopal Church in Dallas, where he serves on the church Vestry. John has one son and three grandchildren and several great grandchildren.