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Johnson, Douglas J. "Doug"
|Name||Douglas J. "Doug" Johnson|
|Address||Box 395 |
Cook, Minnesota 55723, United States
|| August 17, 1942
|Contributor||The Oncoming Storm|
Sep 13, 2015 03:36am
Swedish Evangelical Covenant Church -
|Info||House 1971-72 (District 63) |
House 1973-76 (District 6B)
Senate 1977-2002 (District 6)
Occupation (when first elected): High School Guidance Counsellor
Cook High School; Secondary; Graduate
Virginia Junior College; A.A.
University of Minnesota, Duluth; B.S.
University of Wisconsin, Superior; M.Ed.
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
State Board/Commission/Council Minnesota Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board ??/??/19?? to ??/??/19??
Municipal Mayor Cook, Minnesota (City Mayor) ??/??/19?? to ??/??/19??
Spouse/Partner: Single (when first elected); Denesse Hoole (married in 1996, while in office)
Children: Two children
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Special Legislative Concerns: economic development, education, natural resources, taxes, consumer protection.
He was a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party.
He had a disability. He was left with a limp in his weakened right leg after he recovered from a bout of childhood polio. (Duluth News-Tribune, September 10, 1998)
He ran for the Democratic-Farmer-Labor endorsement for the United States Senate in 1978.
He ran for the Democratic-Farmer-Labor endorsement for Minnesota Governor in 1998.
He was a member of Kappa Delta Pi and Phi Alpha Theta.
He was a member of Cook Covenant Church.