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Paul B. Johnson, Jr.

AKA Paul Burney Johnson, Jr.

Born: 23-Jan-1916
Birthplace: Hattiesburg, MS
Died: 14-Oct-1985
Location of death: Hattiesburg, MS
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Oaklawn Cemetery, Hattiesburg, MS

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Mississippi, 1964-68

Military service: USMC (WWII, Capt.); USMC Reserve (Maj.)


[1] Parkway Heights Methodist Church.

Father: Paul B. Johnson, Sr. (Governor of Mississippi, b. 23-Mar-1880, d. 26-Dec-1943)
Mother: Corinne Venable
Wife: Dorothy E. Power ("Dot", m. 8-Feb-1941, d. 26-Aug-2000, two daughters, two sons)
Daughter: Rebecca Reynolds Johnson (d. in childhood)
Son: Shelby Venable Johnson, Sr. (d.)
Daughter: Patricia Power Tish
Son: Paul B. Johnson III

    High School: Columbia Military Academy, Columbia, TN
    University: University of Mississippi
    Law School: LLB, University of Mississippi Law School (1940)

    Governor of Mississippi (1964-68)
    Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi (1960-64)
    Assistant US Attorney Southern District of Mississippi (1948-51)
    American Bar Association
    American Legion
    Freemasonry
    Mississippi Bar Association 1940
    Loyal Order of Moose
    Shriners
    Veterans of Foreign Wars


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