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Owen H. Johnson

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Owen H. Johnson
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New York State Senate, District 4
Former member
In office
1973 - 2013
PartyRepublican
DiedDecember 24, 2014
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sHofstra College
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Marine Corps
Personal
ProfessionSenator
ReligionLutheran
CandidateVerification
Owen H. Johnson was a Republican member of the New York State Senate, representing District 4 from 1973 to 2013. He served as Assistant Minority Leader for Policy and Administration from 2009 to 2010 and Vice President Pro Tempore of the New York State Senate prior to that. On December 24, 2014, Johnson passed away from natural causes at the age of 85.[1]

Biography

Johnson earned his B.A. in History/Political Science from Hofstra College in 1956. He served in the United States Marine Corps.[2]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Johnson served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Johnson served on these committees:

Elections

2010

See also: New York State Senate elections, 2010

Johnson was unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary. He defeated Maeghan Lollo (D) in the general election.[3] In addition to his slot on the Republican Party ticket, Johnson was also listed as a candidate of the Independence Party of New York State and Working Families Party.

New York State Senate, General Election Results, District 4 (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Owen H. Johnson (R) 43,687
Maeghan Lollo (D) 22,135

2008

See also: New York State Senate elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Owen H. Johnson won the election for New York State Senate, District 4 with 66,007 votes.

Johnson raised $241,080 for his campaign.[4]

New York State Senate, District 3 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Owen H. Johnson (R) 66,007
Tanya D. Gillard (D) 39,456
John Albano (WOR) 2,219

Campaign donors

2010

Listed below are the largest contributors to Johnson's 2010 campaign.[5]

New York State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Owen H. Johnson's campaign in 2010
JC Huizenga$8,000
Caesar Trunzo$2,250
Real Estate Board of New York$2,000
Intercounty Health Facilities Association$2,000
RCI Industries Inc$2,000
Total Raised in 2010 $74,475

2008

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Owen H. Johnson's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
New York State Troopers $9,750
RCI Industries Inc $5,000
Burt R. Shaffer $5,000
New York State Association of Realtors $4,750
Amalgamated Transit Union New York $4,500

Personal

Johnson was survived by his wife, Christel; their two children and two grandchildren.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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New York State Senate District 4
1973–2013
Succeeded by
Philip Boyle (R)