Albert W. Johnson
Albert W. Johnson
|1953-1954||Representative||Majority Floor Leader||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|
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.
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