Bachelor of Science, University Notre Dame, 1958.
Vice president, Christian Benevolent Insurance Company, 1969-1978; president, Christian Benevolent Insurance Company, since 1979; ambassador to Jamaica,, American Embassy, Kingston. Board directors Commonwealth National bank and Talladega College.
Member Alabama House of Representatives, 1975-1981, former member rules committee, vice chairman insurance committee. Commissioner pensions and security, Alabama, 1979. Board regents Spring Hill College.
Active Young Men’s Christian Association, American Red Cross, United Fund. Major general United States Marine Corps, 1959-1969.
Son of Algernon Johnson and Gladys Mouton Cooper. Divorced; children: Patrick, Joli, Shawn.