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Jeh Johnson

Born: Sep 11, 1957

Birthplace: New York City

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Jeh Johnson

Date of Birth : Sep 11, 1957
Birth Place : New York City

Jeh Charles Johnson is an American civil and criminal trial lawyer, and the current United States Secretary of Homeland Security. He was the General Counsel of the Department of Defense from 2009 to 2012 during the first Obama Administration. Johnson is a graduate of Morehouse College and Columbia Law School, and is the grandson of sociologist and Fisk University president Dr. Charles S. Johnson. Johnson's first name is taken from a Liberian chief, who reportedly saved his grandfather’s life while Dr. Johnson was on a League of Nations mission to Liberia in 1930.


  • Lawyer

Also known as

  • Jeh C. Johnson
  • Jeh Charles Johnson


  • Norma E. Johnson
  • Jeh V. Johnson


  • Susan Maureen DiMarco


  • Jeh Charles Johnson, Jr.
  • Natalie Johnson
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