Otis Johnson, the city’s 64th mayor has been recently honored with the unveiling of his official portrait. The portrait is displayed in the Hall of Mayors in Savannah’s city hall. It is something that Johnson says he has been waiting for since he took office in 2004.
Johnson has been working on his biography since leaving office. Johnson was very excited to see his painting. He acknowledged, “It is quite an honor and only a few will have that honor. I appreciate it very much. I think the painting is fantastic. It is amazing what you can do with airbrushing.”
The mayor was honored by council for his service as an alderman and as mayor. He was surrounded by his mother, sisters, friends and other family members.