Ross Johnson
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Ross Johnson

Republican

American politician

Irvine, California
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Ross Johnson

American politician
Summary
Experience
81
Years of Age
13
Years of Experience
CAResidence (state)

James Ross Johnson (September 28, 1939 – August 16, 2017) was an American politician and lawyer. He was the first person in the California Legislature to become his party's leader in both the State Assembly and State Senate. From Irvine, California, Johnson went to California State University, Fullerton and Western State College of Law at Argosy University. He practiced law. Johnson served in the California State Assembly from 1978 to 1995 and then served in the California State Senate from 1995 to 2004. Johnson was involved with the Republican Party. From 2007 to 2010, Johnson served as the chair of the California Fair Political Practices Commission.On August 16, 2017 Johnson died of cancer in Sacramento, California at the age of 77.

Experience

Education

  (1 - 2 of 2)  
California State University, Fullerton.
BA History
Western State University College of Law
JD

Past Positions

  (1 - 2 of 4)  
Senator
California State Senate
1995 - 2004
Assemblymember
California State Assembly
1978 - 1995
Assembly Republican Leader
1988 - 1991
Experience
United States Navy Veteran

Other Experience

  (1 - 2 of 3)  
Experience
Republican State Central Committee
Former Chair
Orange County Citizens for Law and Order
Former President
Orange County Young Republicans