From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Johnson, Arthur T.

(born: 1947) 

Arthur T. Johnson was born in Earlington, KY. From 1972-1983, he was a council member for the City of Earlington, and in 1984 he was elected mayor. Arthur T. Johnson served as mayor for 24 years; he was unseated by Phillip R. Hunt in the November 2018 elections. For more see Who's Who Among African Americans, 1985-2006.

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