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  Johnson, Ron
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AffiliationRepublican  
<-  2011-01-01  
 
NameRon Johnson
Address5171 Island View Drive
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901, United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born April 08, 1955
Died Still Living (60 years)
ContributorRP
Last ModifedAndy
Aug 08, 2012 05:19pm
Tags Conservative - Anti Environment - Anti-Gay Marriage - Pro-Bush Tax Cuts - Pro-Life - Married - Lutheran - Straight -
InfoRon grew up in a family and in a place where one of the greatest compliments you could give a person was to say that he or she was a hard worker. This belief in a strong work ethic has been a core principle that has guided Ron's life.

As soon as Ron was old enough he started mowing lawns and shoveling driveways to earn a few extra dollars. He delivered papers, caddied at the local golf course, and he even helped bale hay on his uncle's dairy farm.

At the age of 15, Ron started paying taxes when he began working at Walgreen's Grill. He only started as a dishwasher, but he quickly rose through the ranks to become a night manager before reaching the age of 16.

Ron and his wife of 32 years, Jane, met during his senior year of high school. While in college, Ron lived at home and worked full time in order to pay for all of his college expenses. Because of his work ethic, Ron was able to graduate college debt-free and with $7,000 in the bank. On August 20th of the same year he graduated college, Ron and Jane married.

Ron then went to work as an accountant at a company called Josten's and attended night school to earn an MBA. He completed all of the course work for his MBA except for his final thesis when another opportunity called.

In 1979, Ron and Jane moved to Wisconsin, where Ron started a business called PACUR with his brother-in-law. Ron was the accountant and a machine operator, and for most of the company's first year, Ron traded 12 hour shifts with his brother-in-law until they could train other operators.

With the help and dedication of the fine people Ron had the privilege of working with, PACUR has grown from a company supplying a single customer to the largest producer in the world of a specialty plastic used in medical device packaging and high tech printing applications. PACUR sells its products all around the world, with one of its largest export markets being China. PACUR is still proud to say: "We don't export jobs, we export plastic."

Ron and Jane's first daughter, Carey, was born with a serious medical condition. It was then that Ron realized that his family is the most important thing in his life, and it still is today while everything else has become secondary. With the birth of Jenna and Ben, Ron and Jane's family grew, along with the success of the business.

Ron's quiet, but extensive work within his community has had a deep impact. Ron has worked within the community to simply lend a helping hand to his neighbors- a value Ron learned from his parents.

Ron enjoys the outdoors, fishing, hiking, camping, Packer and Badger games, rec league softball and basketball, folk music and playing guitar. As always, Ron's family is with him every step of the way.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
04/08/2015-04/17/2015 St. Norbert College 43.00% ( 7.0) 32.00% ( 5.0) 26.00% ( 12.0)
03/06/2015-03/08/2015 Public Policy Polling (D) 32.00% ( 5.0) 40.00% ( 1.0) 28.00% ( 5.0)
02/21/2013-02/24/2013 Public Policy Polling (D) 37.00% ( 1.0) 41.00% ( 4.0) 23.00% ( 4.0)
09/18/2012-09/19/2012 Public Policy Polling (D) 36.00% ( 2.0) 37.00% ( 0.0) 27.00% ( 2.0)
08/16/2012-08/19/2012 Public Policy Polling (D) 38.00% ( 2.0) 37.00% ( 2.0) 25.00% ( 4.0)
02/23/2012-02/26/2012 Public Policy Polling (D) 36.00% ( 3.0) 35.00% ( 0.0) 29.00% ( 3.0)
11/01/2011-11/10/2011 St. Norbert College 36.00% ( 0.0) 27.00% ( 0.0) 38.00% ( 0.0)
08/12/2011-08/14/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 39.00% ( 4.0) 35.00% ( 2.0) 26.00% ( 6.0)
05/19/2011-05/22/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 35.00% ( 3.0) 33.00% ( 5.0) 32.00% ( 7.0)
02/24/2011-02/27/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 32.00% ( 0.0) 28.00% ( 0.0) 39.00% ( 0.0)

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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Nov 29, 2012 01:55pm General [Ron] Johnson: Obama Admin ‘Purposefully Misled the American Public’ on Benghazi  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Nov 08, 2012 05:25pm General Ron Johnson Blames Obama's Victory On Ignorant Electorate  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Apr 12, 2012 02:30pm Speculative In Pivot to Messaging, Ron Johnson Looks to Purge Staff  Article RP 
Aug 25, 2011 08:00pm General Ron Johnson gets off to a slow start in D.C. while dodging the press  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Jun 30, 2011 08:25am Blog Entry [Ron] Johnson $10M Payday Could Raise Red Flags For IRS  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Jun 24, 2011 08:35am Scandal Ron Johnson Defers Himself Enough Compensation To Cover Costly Senate Campaign  Article Homegrown Democrat 

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