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ALBERT W. JOHNSON


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1947-1948 Representative Republican
1949-1950 Representative Republican
1951-1952 Representative Majority Whip Republican
1953-1954 Representative Majority Floor Leader Republican
1955-1956 Representative Minority Whip Republican
1957-1958 Representative Majority Floor Leader Republican
1959 Representative Minority Floor Leader Republican
1960 Representative Minority Floor Leader Republican
1961 Representative Minority Floor Leader Republican
1962 Representative Minority Floor Leader Republican
1963 Representative Majority Floor Leader Republican
 Counties   McKean

Biography

04/17/1906 - 09/01/1998

JOHNSON, Albert Walter, a Representative from McKean County; born in Smethport, McKean County, Pa., April 17, 1906; graduated, Smethport High School; attended, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; LL.B., John B. Stetson Law School; attorney; elected, council, Smethport Borough; elected, solicitor, Smethport Borough (1943-1946); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1947 term and served 8 consecutive terms thereafter; elected, Majority Whip (1951-1952); elected, Majority Leader (1953-1954, 1957-1958, 1963); elected, Minority Whip (1955-1956); elected, Minority Leader (1959-1962); appointed, Joint Legislative Committee on Uniform Practice and Procedure (1947-1948); appointed, State Highway and Bridge Authority Commission (1951-1952); appointed, Commission on Interstate Commission (1951-1962); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1951-1962); resigned from the House, November 27, 1963; elected, United States Congress (Special Election, November 5, 1963-1977); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to Congress (1976); died, September 1, 1998 in Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Florida; interred, Rose Hill Cemetery, Smethport, McKean County, Pennsylvania.

 

Bibliography

Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: Albert W. Johnson, Republican Representative from Pennsylvania. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.



After 11 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, ALBERT W. JOHNSON went on to serve in congress