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Hank Johnson

AKA Henry Johnson, Jr.

Born: 2-Oct-1954
Birthplace: Washington, DC

Gender: Male
Religion: Buddhist
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician, Attorney
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman, Georgia 4th

Defeated Cynthia McKinney in the Democratic primary in 2006. Low-profile back-bencher best known for an amusing video clip from a 2010 hearing in which he asked Admiral Robert F. Willard, commander of the U.S. Pacific fleet, whether expansion of an American military base in Guam might cause the island to "become so overly populated that it will tip over and capsize". Willard appeared bewildered as he answered, "We don't anticipate that."

Father: (former director at the Bureau of Prisons)
Wife: Mereda Davis Johnson

    University: BA Law, Clark College University (1976)
    Law School: JD, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University (1979)

    US Congressman, Georgia 4th (3-Jan-2007 to present)
    County Board of Supervisors DeKalb County, GA (2001-06)
    Georgia State Official Judge, Magistrate Court (1989-2001)

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