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Avery L. Johnson, At-Large

Avery Johnson was appointed to the City Council on December 13, 1993 as one of the original council members when Cleveland's form of government changed from mayor / commission to council / manager. Avery attended College Hill High School and has taken many classes at Cleveland State Community College. He is local government and leadership Level I graduate and multiple training workshops.

He was retired from Maytag Cooking Products after 44 years, holding various positions in management. He has served as District Director of the Tennessee Municipal League. He is on the regional board of the Southeast Tennessee Development District. He also serves on numerous boards and commissions.

He is an active member of the Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church and is married to Lelia.

Contact Info

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Avery L. Johnson, Sr.
Cell: (423) 593-4418

Cleveland Municipal Building
190 Church Street NE
Cleveland, TN 37311

Mailing Address:
PO BOX 1519
Cleveland, TN 37364

Phone: (423) 472-4551
Fax: (423) 559-3364