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Walter T. Johnson, Jr.
Walter T. Johnson Jr. was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. He received a law degree from Duke University in 1964 and began practicing in Greensboro. Johnson served on the Greensboro school board in the 1970s, as well as on the Human Relations Commission and Zoning Commission. He was also chairman of the North Carolina Parole Commission and a member of the Inmate Grievance Commission. Johnson's wife, Yvonne, later served on city council and was elected mayor of Greensboro in 2007.