Andrew W. Johnson, 62, former executive vice president of the Washington, D.C. Area Trucking Association, died Sunday at his home in Alexandra after a heart attack.
He had joined the association in 1960 as managing director and became executive vice president about five years ago. He left the organization on June 30.
Mr. Johnson was the first chairman of the D.C. metropolitan Area Highway Users Conference and had been active with the group until recent months.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he came to the Washington area in about 1950 and worked for a private highway construction firm. Prior to joining the trucking association, he was executive director of the D.C. Roadbuilders Association for about five years.
Mr. Johnson served on many committees of the Trucking Association Executives Council and was its national chairman in 1970.
He was an active member of the Metropolitan Washington Board of Trade. He belonged to the Road Gang, the Truck Historical Society, the Traffic Club of Washington and the Connecticut Avenue Association. He was an Honarary member of Local 639 of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen and Helpers.
He is survived by a son, Eric, of Annapolis; a daughter, Louisa Andrea Johnson, of Washington, and a brother, W. John Johnson, of New York City.