It is with great sadness that Kilmer House notes the passing of Aldrage B. Cooper, a pioneering African American leader at Johnson & Johnson and in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Born and raised in New Brunswick, Cooper served as the city’s first African American mayor from 1974 to 1975. As a Johnson & Johnson leader, he exemplified the company’s Credo values and commitment to the community.
Aldrage B. Cooper speaks at an awards ceremony with civil rights leader Coretta Scott King, at a Johnson & Johnson facility in Raritan, NJ, 1985. From our archives.
Aldrage Cooper joined Johnson