PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND

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[photo, Jack B. Johnson, County Executive, Prince George's County, Maryland] JACK B. JOHNSON
County Executive (Democrat), 2002-10

County Executive, Prince George's County, December 2, 2002 to December 6, 2010. Board of Directors, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, 2002-10. Board of Visitors, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical System, 2002-10. Member, Anacostia Watershed Restoration Partnership Leadership Council, 2006-10; Task Force to Improve Child Support Compliance in Prince George's County, 2007-08; Fort George G. Meade Regional Growth Management Committee, 2007-10; Local Government Subcommittee, Base Realignment and Closure Subcabinet, 2007-10; Task Force to Study Locations in Prince George's County Best Suited for Use by State Agencies, 2008-10; Task Force on Solar Hot Water Systems in Prince George's County, 2010.


Senior attorney, Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1975-84.

Deputy State's Attorney, Prince George's County, 1987-94. State's Attorney, Prince George's County, 1995-2003.

Born in Charleston, South Carolina, April 3, 1949. Benedict College, B.S. (business administration), 1970; Howard University School of Law, J.D., 1975. Served in U.S. Army, 1970-76. Associate Professor (tax law), North Carolina Central University School of Law, 1984-87. Admitted to Maryland Bar (disbarred Jan. 27, 2012); District of Columbia Bar, 1981 (administratively suspended, 2002). Board of Directors, Maryland State's Attorneys' Association. Member, National Bar Association, 1995-. Member, National District Attorneys Association, 1995-; National Black Prosecutors Association, 1995-; International Association of Police Chiefs, 1995-. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2004, 2008. President Pro Tem, County Executives of America, 2008-. Presidential Award, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Patriot Award, U.S. Army. Man of the Year, Washington Annual Conference, Second Episcopal District, African Methodist Episcopal, 2006. Alumni Achievement Award, Howard University, 2007. Member, Shiloh Baptist Church. Married; three children, one grandchild.


On May 17, 2011, Mr. Johnson pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to charges of extortion, and witness and evidence tampering. On December 6, 2011, he was sentenced to 87 months (7 years & 3 months) in federal prison, with three-years supervised release, and a $100,000 fine.

Mr. Johnson began serving his term on February 18, 2012 at the Federal Correctional Complex in Butner, North Carolina. Later moved to the Federal Correctional Institution, Cumberland, Maryland, he was transferred to a federal halfway house near Baltimore on December 15, 2016. Released from federal custody in June 2017, he is on supervised release until June 2020.

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