Interview with Don Johnson, November 29, 2010

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

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Don Johnson was elected to the State Senate from the 47th District in 1987 to fill the unexpired term of the late Senator Parks Brown. Johnson, a Democrat, served on the Judiciary, Reapportionment, Agriculture, Transportation, Finance, Public Utilities, and Rules Committees and was chair of the Appropriations Committee from 1990 to 1992. He was a member of the Senate Democratic Party Caucus Policy Committee and served as Governor Joe Frank Harris’ assistant administration floor leader in the senate from 1989 until 1992. He discusses his service as a state senator, as a Representative in Congress, and his opinion on party politics in Georgia.







Don Johnson and Bob Short, “Interview with Don Johnson, November 29, 2010,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed September 29, 2020,